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Judging Criteria for Poster

Annual Public Health Research Day

Thursday, April 10, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: UAB Campus Recreation Center

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO PRESENT POSTERS!

 

JUDGING CRITERIA


Public Health Research Day judges are SOPH shareholders, Birmingham community leaders, and UAB Faculty.  The Judges are selected and invited to Public Health Research Day by the Dean of the School of Public Health.  On the day of the event, judges spend time discussing posters with their assigned presenters and completing the Judge's Evaluation Form, which contains a checklist of critical review areas and a rating scale.  At least two judges review each poster; and the top three posters in each category are awarded.  

The judging will start promptly at 10:15 AM; presenters can start setting up your posters between 9:00 - 10:00 AM on April 10th.


Poster Content Evaluation Items

  • Communication Skills - (e.g., Verbal Skills: clarity, ability to discuss content.)
     
  • Balance and Conciseness - (e.g., Is proper emphasis and coverage given to pertinent issues?)
     
  • Credibility - (e.g., – Is presentation sufficiently supported by data or facts?)
     
  • Potential importance of content - (e.g., innovative ideas, potential impact on the target population )
     
  • Organization - (e.g., Is the poster easy to follow in terms of information flow and layout?)
     

Five Categories will be awarded:

1st Place: Faculty and Staff, Post-Doctoral, Doctoral Student, Master Student, Bachelor Student

2nd Place: Faculty and Staff, Post-Doctoral, Doctoral Student, Master Student, Bachelor Student

Third Place: Faculty and Staff, Post-Doctoral, Doctoral Student, Master Student, Bachelor Student