Graduate Students’ Research Competition 2019
Guidelines for the 2019 Student Research and Development Competition
Who may join?
- All R&D projects (not limited to thesis project only) of students enrolled in the current semester in SSU are qualified to participate.
- All papers must have been pre-qualified first in their respective colleges, certification of such prequalification must be attached. (i.e. College Level In-House Review, Thesis Panel Review, College Dean & Research Coordinator Evaluation, and other form of review/evaluation or critiquing)
- All papers must be submitted on or before May 17, 2019 following the standard format suggested below.
- All research projects must be endorsed by their respective advisers noted by the Dean of the College and R&D Coordinator.
Criteria in paper presentation & submission:
- Papers must be organized using the following major headings: Title, Author(s), College, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Objectives, Review of Related Literature, Materials and Methods (for Experimental study) or Methodology (for non-experimental), Results and Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendation, References, and Appendices.
- Abstract must not exceed 250 words with 5 keywords.
- Three (3) hard copies of the full manuscript must be submitted on or before May 17, 2019. Notification of the qualified entries will be on May 20, 2019.
- Full paper must be written in MS Word format using Arial font size 12. Manuscript must be typed single-spaced on A4 bond paper with 1-inch margin. Maximum of 25 pages (abstract included).
- Each presenter will be given 10 minutes to present then 10 minutes for question and answer portion. A copy of the power point presentation must be submitted not later than May 22, 2019.
Areas of Competition
There will be three (3) awards to be given for oral presentation and three (3) for the poster presentation. Paper receiving the highest rating will be awarded as the 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awardee. The rest of the papers will be ranked according to the rating it received. The next paper with highest rating belonging to the following areas will be considered as best paper. This means that the outstanding paper on this area is also the best paper. All paper awarded must have a minimum rating of 85%.
Awards to be given:
For Undergraduate Students
- Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
- Best Undergraduate Research Award for CESTI
- Best Undergraduate Research Award for CFARRD
- Best Undergraduate Research Award for RCCSI
- Best Undergraduate Poster Award for CESTI
- Best Undergraduate Poster Award for CFARRD
- Best Undergraduate Poster Award for RCCSI
GUIDE FOR ORAL PRESENTERS
- PowerPoint Presentations must be organized using the following major sequences: Title, Author/s, Introduction/Rationale, Objectives, Materials and Methods (for experimental study) or Methodology (for non-experimental), Results and Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendation
*video or audio clips can be used for better presentation of research outputs
- Each presentor will be given 10 minutes to present including the demonstration of output/product (if any) then 15 minutes for question and answer portion. A copy of the powerpoint presentation must be submitted no later than May 22, 2019. No limit on the number of slides, just be sure to cover all in the time allotted.
GUIDE FOR POSTER PRESENTOR
1. Three (3) Best Posters for Undergraduate Students will be chosen, one for each
centers; CESTI, CFARRD, and RCCSI.
2. One (1) Best Poster for Graduate Students will be chosen.
As technical poster, entries should be prepared following the prescribed format:
|Poster Type||Tarpaulin or Poster Paper|
|Size of Poster (Maximum)||60 inches (height) by 36 inches (width)|
|Posting Method||A metal poster standee shall be provided if it includes exhibit, please bring not more than 1 meter width table.|
|Posting Schedule||Set-up: May 22, 2018 (1:00-5:00pm) Take-down: May 24, 2018 (5:00pm-6:00pm)|
|Suggested Contents||Title and Author(s) Abstract Introduction Objectives Materials and Methods (for experimental study) or Methodology (for non-experimental) Results and Discussion Conclusion and Recommendation References Appendices Do not be too textual, this is poster not paper entry. Use more graphics for easier understanding.|
|Font Size||72 for title, 46 succeeding heading, 20 as minimum size for the text|
3. Presenter should be present during the scheduled poster viewing session, to answer the questions of the judges.
- No artistic fringes/borders, drawings and the like.
- Actual specimens/products may be presented but not attached to the poster. Bring your own table not wider than 1m.
- Posters that do not comply with the prescribed poster size will be automatically disqualified and will not be included in the judging.