Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit an abstract and poster in a new sustainability research poster competition held in conjunction with the annual UK Sustainability Showcase on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.
UK Sustainability and the Office of Undergraduate Research are partnering to offer an opportunity for students in all majors to submit their sustainability-related research as a poster for a general audience. Judges with relevant expertise will review all posters and winners will be selected for both undergraduate and graduate categories.
Awards for both Undergraduate and Graduate Students:
1st Place = $250
2nd Place = $150
People's Choice Award = $100
Award winners will be announced during the UK Sustainability Showcase on September 27, 2023 at 5:30 pm in UK's Healthy Kentucky Research Building (HKRB) Atrium.
The People's Choice Awards will be voted on during the Showcase event and announced at the awards ceremony, as well. Students will have the opportunity to present their posters during the UK Sustainability Showcase.
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2022 POSTER COMPETITION WINNERS
POSTER COMPETITION SUBMISSION
Maximum of 36 Posters Allowed in Each Category
- 18 Undergraduate Posters
- 18 Graduate Posters
Posters will be judged according to the following criteria:
Content (poster demonstrates clarity of topic, objective, and background)
Motivation for research and technical relevance to sustainability
Methodology and approach to problem
Quality of proposed research results/findings
Conclusions are supported by information presented
Poster presentation (display aesthetics and logical flow between sections)
Understandability (poster is effective even without student explaining it)
Overall rank versus other posters in each category