"Opt-In" Competition

Formal Paper, Paper/Oral Presentation, Poster or Performance/Creative Works

Opt-In Competition Deadline: February 15th, 2017

In order to be eligible for the poster or paper presentation competitions at the Student Research Colloquium (SRC), students need to "opt in" through the electronic registration system.

 

Formal Paper deadline: March 1, 2017

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Presentation Categories:

  • Scientific - a research study which addresses a testable hypothesis
  • Applied - the application of a theory to create a product or system to solve a problem
  • Humanities - creative analysis of literature, history, theory, music, art or cultural phenomena, with the intention of bringing a new perspective to the subject or the production of a creative work

Formal Paper

Step one: Submit papers for judging prior to the event.

Papers submitted for the formal paper competition are judged on the following criteria: background, thesis, methodology, implications, and organization. Formal paper submissions are due by March 1st.

Step two: Present papers at the event.

The paper presentation component of this competition involves student presenting their paper before a panel of judges at the Student Research Colloquium. The evaluation criteria includes: background, thesis, methodology, implications, organization, student’s speaking skills, effectiveness of visual aids, and the student’s ability to answer questions. 

Poster Presentation:

Posters will be presented and judged on the day of the Colloquium.

A panel of judges from various disciplines evaluate the posters and recommend students for awards according to their assessment of the quality of student work and the presentation itself.

Paper/Oral Presentation:

Papers and Oral presentations will be showcased and judged on the day of the Colloquium.

A panel of judges from various disciplines evaluate the posters and recommend students for awards according to their assessment of the quality of student work and the presentation itself.

Performances/Creative Works:

Performances and Creative Works will be showcased and judged on the day of the Colloquium.

A panel of judges from various disciplines evaluate the posters and recommend students for awards according to their assessment of the quality of student work and the presentation itself.

Competition "Opt In" Requirements

  • By the February 15th deadline, log into the registration system and "opt-in". This may also be done at the same time that you submit your intent to present.
  • Each member of a group project must opt into the competition in order to be eligible for the competition awards.
  • Students will be notified by the end of the last poster session of the day if they have been nominated for an award. Final announcements are made during the Awards Ceremony that is held at the end of the day.
  • Students who are nominated are expected to attend the Awards Ceremony, along with their faculty sponsor.
  • If you require special accommodations in order to meet these requirements, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs as soon as possible.