Student Research Days 2022

Student Research Days 2022

About Student Research Days

Douglas College Student Research Days is an annual event where students showcase their hard work and discoveries from individual or group research projects.

By participating in the event, not only do you showcase your research expertise and passion for research, but you will also gain professional research skills and stand out on your resume with your project achievements. 

Your presentation could win a prize!

  1. First place, $500
  2. Second place, $300
  3. Third place $150

Check back in 2023 for our next Student Research Days!

This Year's Winners

 

First place - Jessica Luder and Alyssa Labrosse  (Bachelor, Physical Education and Coaching – BPEC) 
“The Effects of a Pre-Workout Supplement on Anaerobic Performance”   

Jessica Luder & Alyssa Labrosse

 

First place (A tie for first!) - Daryn Lau, Lindsey Thompson and Sunjai Sihota  (Bachelor, Physical Education and Coaching – BPEC) 
“The Effects of Foam Rolling vs Massage Guns vs Dynamic Stretching on Truck Forward Flexion” 

Daryn Lau & Lindsey Thompson & Sonja Sihota

 

Second place - Tristan Yan  (Earth and Environmental Sciences) 
“Spring Emergence and Abundance of Nebria Brevicollis in Burnaby, BC” 

Tristan Yan

 

Third place - James Queta and Adam Clarke (BPEC) 
“The Effects of Static Time on Performance Post Warm-up”  

Adam Clarke & James Queta

How to apply

Apply Now

Applications are closed. Keep your eyes peeled next year for information on Student Research Days 2023.

Eligibility

  • Douglas College student, full-time or part-time
  • Faculty sponsor must be aware of your project and sign off on your application form
  • Must be able to present on one of the Student Research Days events  

 

Judging Criteria

The judges will be marking you on the following criteria: 

  • Presentation content (grasp of topic and research concepts)
  • Presentation style
  • Poster formatting
  • Poster content

(Proposed, some adjustments may occur)

 

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Presentation content (grasp of topic and research concepts)

  • Excellent use of research terminology

  • Conveyed sophisticated understanding of the topic

  • Demonstrated excellent grasp of key research concepts and processes

  • Good use of research terminology

  • Conveyed good understanding of the topic

  • Demonstrated good grasp of key research concepts and processes

  • Adequate use of research terminology

  • Conveyed adequate understanding of the topic

  • Demonstrated adequate grasp of research concepts and processes

  • Poor use of research terminology

  • Conveyed weak understanding of the topic

  • Struggled to convey key research concepts and processes

Presentation style

  • Presented engagingly, articulately, and with enthusiasm

  • Conveyed relevance of research topic to interdisciplinary audience

  • The ‘so what’ of the study is clear and compelling

  • Maintained eye contact

  • Presentation style was effective, clear, and engaging

  • Conveyed relevance of research topic to interdisciplinary audience

  • Maintained eye contact

  • Presentation style was at times effective, clear, and engaging

  • Struggled to convey relevance of research topic to interdisciplinary audience

  • Intermittent eye contact

  • Presentation style lacked enthusiasm

  • Did not reach an interdisciplinary audience

  • Little or no eye contact

Poster formatting

  • Poster colours, formatting, and use of visuals and graphics effectively conveys the research project

  • The poster is well organized and has a logical flow

  • Poster colours, formatting, and use of visuals and graphics are mostly effective.

  • Some adjustments to the formatting are recommended

  • The poster is well organized and has a logical flow

  • Poster formatting requires revisions

  • The poster is disorganized or is difficult to follow  

  • Poster formatting required significant revisions

  • The poster is disorganized or is difficult to follow  

Poster content

  • The poster has an appropriate amount of text, is well written with no spelling or grammar errors

  • All components of the research study are included

  • References are included

  • Text on the poster is mostly clearly conveyed

  • All necessary components of the research study are provided

  • Some grammar or spelling mistakes

  • References are included

  • Text on the poster lacks clarity in some places and / or there are some missing components of the research study

  • There are some grammar or spelling mistakes and / or references are not included

Research Poster “How-To” Guides

For help on your research project or research resources, visit the Library’s Research Guide page where you can access tutorials, strategies, and more.

If you’re not sure where to start, start here:

Student Research Poster Presentations: Getting Started

104: How to Give a Perfect Poster Presentation

Ten Simple Rules for a Good Poster Presentation

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Tran, Student Life Coordinator.
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