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2018

Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers at Purdue

2017 Undergraduate Research

Outstanding Students and Prize Winners

Undergraduate Research Symposium

2016 Krannert First Place Winner

Undergraduate Research

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  • Judging Criteria

    Poster #:

    Mastery Level

    Criteria

    Beginning
    1

    Developing
    2

    Proficient
    3

    Mastery
    4

    A. Content: overall treatment of
    topic. Research question, probem
    defined. Abstract covers topic.
    Accurate interpretation of data.
    Importance, relevance of topic.

    Question, problem undefined; abstract
    does not cover topic; contains a lot of
    inaccurate or faulty interpretations of
    data; lacks discussion of relevance,
    importance.

    Question, problem not well-defined;
    abstract could reflect topic better;
    contains some factual errors or
    inaccurate interpretations; relevance,
    importance could be better clarified.

    Question, problem adequately
    defined; abstract captures topic fairly
    well; data is mostly correct and
    acurately interpreted; relevance and
    importance are generally clear.

    Question, problem well defined; abstract
    fully reflects topic; data correct and well
    interpreted; relevance, importance of
    topic clear.

    B. Organization: logical ordering of
    ideas; conclusions tied to data,
    implications for future. Project
    planning and execution.

    Ideas not presented in logical order;
    basis for conclusions unclear;
    implications for future not discussed.
    Project does not appear to have been
    well-planned and/or executed.

    Some ideas not presented in logical
    order; the basis for some conclusions
    unclear; implications for future vague.
    Project could have been better
    planned and/or executed.

    Most ideas are presented in logical
    order; the basis of most conclusions
    are clear; some future implications
    follow conclusions. Project in
    general appears to have been wellplanned
    and executed.

    Ideas are presented in logical order; the
    basis for conclusions are clear;
    implications for the future follow
    conclusions. Outstanding project in terms
    of planning and execution.

    C. Documentation: proper support
    and sourcing of major ideas; partners
    and advisors credited.

    Little or no support for major ideas;
    little or no sourcing provided;
    partners and advisors not credited.

    Some support provided for major
    ideas; sourcing is outdated or
    irrelevant; some partners and advisors
    are credited.

    Adequate support provided for key
    ideas; sourcing is generally relevant
    and current; partners and advisors are
    credited.

    Effective support provided for key ideas;
    sourcing is current and relevant; partners
    and advisors are credited.

    D. Visual Presentation: appearance
    and legibility of poster; effectiveness
    of poster in delivering message.

    Poster is unappealing and difficult to
    read; poster does not effectively
    deliver the message.

    Poster would benefit from more
    careful execution; poster somewhat
    supports message.

    Poster is legible and understandable;
    poster adequately supports message.

    Poster is attractive and easily read; poster
    well represents and supports the message.

    E. Oral Presentation: Adequate
    volume, appropriate pace, diction,
    language, professional appearance,
    enthusiasm/energy, posture; effective
    use of visual aids.

    Low volume or energy; pace too slow
    or fast; poor diction; language
    inappropriate for audience; distracting
    gestures or posture; unprofessional
    appearance; visual aids poorly used.

    More volume/energy needed at times;
    pace too slow or fast; some
    inappropriate language used; some
    distracting gestures or posture;
    adequate appearance; use of visual
    aids could be improved.

    Adequate volume and energy;
    generally good pace and diction;
    mostly appropriate language; few or
    no distracting gestures; professional
    appearance; visual aids used
    adequately.

    Good volume and energy; proper pace
    and diction; language proper and
    understandable by a layperson; avoidance
    of distracting gestures; professional
    appearance; visual aids used effectively.

    F. Interaction: eye contact; listens to
    and answers questions.

    Little or no eye contact; poor listening
    skills; uneasiness or inability to
    answer questions.

    Additional eye contact needed at
    times; better listening skills needed;
    some difficulty answering questions.

    Fairly good eye contact; displays
    ability to listen; provides adequate
    answers to questions.

    Good eye contact; excellent listening
    skills; answers questions with authority
    and accuracy.



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  • 2017 UGRS Winners

    The following Krannert Students received monetary award and public recognition at the event:

    1st Purdue Orbital Marketing and Business Development

    Leeanne Chen, Senior

     Leeanne Chen

    2nd Comparing the Sick Leave and Maternity Leave Policies in the United States and France

    Brianna Gieseler, Senior

     Brianna Gieseler

    3rd Can a Two-Day Industry Related Experience Impact What Students Want to Do After Graduation?

    Oswin Chackochan, Senior

    Oswin Chackochan

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    Student Application: Includes student information, and project information (background, objectives, approach, and results)

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  • Print Posters at Krannert

    For Krannert students displaying posters, Krannert has a copy shop where you can print your posters at no cost

    PDF files to print must be set to: 3’ wide and 2’ high (landscape) for Krannert projects
    The PDF files should be submitted a minimum of 8 working days prior the poster symposium
    Yearly, confirm the size requirements prior to submitting the files

    2 ways to use this service:

    1. Send files to: copycenter@purdue.edu
      • Email subject line to include
        OUR 20XX (add current year, for example, 2019) Poster Print-3’ wide and 2’ high-Last Name-First Name
      • Include in the email
        Name of Project
        Contact information
    2. Visit Krannert’ s Copy Center (KRAN 491)
      • Bring a flash drive with the pdf of the 3’ and 2’ wide poster
        Mail Room / Copy Center
        KRAN 491
        9:00 am - noon; 1:00pm - 4:30 pm
        795-494-7423
        copycenter@purdue.edu

    Office of Undergraduate Research Poster Size Options
    3' wide x 4' high (portrait) OR 3' wide x 2' high (landscape) due to space restrictions
    Posters that vary from these sizes will be removed
    For the 2018-19 conference, Krannert can only print 3’ wide x 2’ high posters (Landscape posters)