Pensoft student presentation prize judging

Talks are marked on scientific content (50%) and presentation (50%)

Scientific Content: Please grade the student on the content of the presentation, including:

  • Title appropriate for presentation content (judge the title given at start of presentation, not what is listed in the program)
  • Introduction & background
  • Interpretation of results & analysis clear, concise, & accurate
  • Objectives or hypotheses clearly stated & concise
  • Materials & methods (study design) clear, concise, & appropriate to problem
  • Significance of results to field of study clearly discussed
  • Ability to answer questions clearly

Presentation: Please grade the student on the content of the presentation, including:

  • Logical order; minimum redundancy,
  • Smooth transitions between presentation slides & sections
  • Slides use universal design principles with appropriate fonts, font sizes, high contrast images (for example, avoiding color schemes that are hard to distinguish for colour-blind participants like red/green)
  • Effective use & description of visuals (i.e. photos, diagrams, figures, and tables); do they support the presentation narrative?
  • Appropriate volume (uses microphone if available) & speed of speech; clear communication
  • Effective use of time, with appropriate balance of Introduction, Materials/Methods, Results and Discussion¬†
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