2017 Symposium Student Poster Judging
Judging Criteria for 7th Annual Nutrition Symposium Student Poster Competition
Abstract topics will be accepted related to the following focus areas:
  • Food Insecurity
  • Nutrition Policy
  • Nutrition Communication
  • Nutrition Epidemiology
  • Community Engagement with Vulnerable Populations

1) Poster preparation, organization, and appearance (4 points)

Criteria

Judges Score

Attractively displayed in color, neatness

______/2

Figures, tables, and photos labeled

______/2

 

 

2)Originality and merit (16 points)

Criteria

Judges Score

Originality of research study or innovative community outreach project

_____/2

Subject is of importance, significance, and interest to the general public

_____/2

Previous literature appropriately cited in introduction and discussion

_____/2

Objectives or hypothesis were clearly stated

_____/2

Work was well-conceived and properly executed

_____/2

Appropriate methods and experimental design to test hypothesis or answer research questions

_____/2

Conclusions substantiated by data

_____/2

Statistics used to evaluate data

_____/2

 

 

Presentation (15 points)

Criteria

Judges Score

Student’s knowledge and competence in subject area

_____/10

Ability to answer questions from judges

_____/5

 

 

*Total Score*

_____/35