Student Paper & Poster Competition.
Who is eligible?
- Any full-time or part-time Masters or PhD student who will be present a paper or poster on their research at WISA2020
- The student must:
- Have been a registered student at the time when they submitted their abstract for WISA2020
What are the criteria?
Criteria: Which paper did you like the best in each theme?
- Delegates can vote on the Conference App
|Research||1. Presentation & media||2. Oral communication||3. Background and methods||4. Results and discussion||5. Conclusions and recommendations.|
||Clear slides. Attention to detail. Clear, appropriate graphs. Professional approach.||Detailed and coherent communication. No reading from notes. Logical answers to questions.||Clear, brief recap of rationale and methods. Justified selection of appropriate methods.||Results clearly presented using appropriate format. Salient trends noted. Articulate discussion.||Results leading into reasoned, logical conclusions. Logical next steps presented with motivation.|
|Research objective: Is the research objective clear and relevant?|
|Research methodology: Is the methodology appropriate for the research objective? Is the methodology adequately explained?|
|Results presentation & analysis: How well are the results presented? Are figure legends adequate? Is the interpretation of data/results correct? Is the research objective addressed? Is the student able to critically assess and analyse the results? Are the statistical applications appropriate where relevant?|
|Conclusions & recommendations for further work: Has the student drawn logical, meaningful inferences from the data?|
|Contribution of the research: Is the research relevant, can it be applied, is it innovative, does it make a valuable contribution to field of research?|
|Content of the poster: Is the content clear, logical, engaging the audience?|
|Visual components: Do they support the content, has colour been used effectively, are they legible from a distance, interesting and attractive? Is the objective of the study is clearly conveyed, without verbal explanation?|
|General layout: What is the quality of the general layout of the poster? Are Tables & Figures well presented?|
|Reception of the poster: Does the poster attract visitors and questions?|
|Explanations and questions: How well does the student handle the verbal explanation of the poster and questions? Does the student understand the questions and answer them appropriately|
|Overall impression of the poster: innovative, visually interesting, grabs attention?|