Judging Criteria

Keep in mind that you will be judged on the following:

1. Comprehension & Content:

  • Presentation provided clear background and significance to the research question.
  • Presentation provided clear positionality of the presenter to the research and research approach.
  • Presentation clearly described the research strategy/design and the results/findings of the research.
  • Presentation clearly described the (or potential) conclusions, outcomes and impact of the research.
  • The PowerPoint slide was well-defined and enhanced the presentation.

2. Engagement & Communication:

  • The oration was delivered clearly.
  • The language was appropriate for a non-specialist audience.
  • The presenter conveyed enthusiasm for the research, captured & maintained the audience’s attention.

Please note: video and sound quality of live virtual event presentations will NOT be part of the adjudication criteria

Download the Judging Rubric