8th Annual Student Research/Practice Awards Day

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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We are pleased to announce the UIC School of Public Health's 8th Annual Student Research/Practice Awards Day. We will be honoring students competing in poster competitions and those receiving this year’s school and division awards and scholarships. Poster viewing will be followed by a mid-afternoon awards ceremony and reception.

 

Competition Deadlines

Intent to Participate: March 5, 2013
Abstract submission: March 15, 2013

 

Research/Practice Poster Competition

This is a school-wide competition open to all UIC SPH students.

Five awards in the amount of $300 will be given to:

 

Global Health Poster Competition

The Global Health Initiative at the UIC School of Public Health will hold a simultaneous competition.  One hundred dollars ($100) will be awarded to one  graduate student who presents the highest scoring research poster on a global health topic.  Posters submitted for the Global Health Competition will also be considered for the UIC SPH research competition described above.

 

Maternal and Child Health Student Research Award

This award is presented annually to one graduate student (MPH or MS) enrolled in the Maternal and Child Health program (MCHP) or the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology program who prepares and presents a poster at the annual SPH Student Research Forum and Awards Day.  A panel of judges composed of MCHP alumni or MCHP Doctoral students and current faculty members will determine the candidate who will receive the award. The winner will receive $250.

 

Towards Health Equity Research Award

This award is presented annually to one graduate student (MPH, MS, or PhD) enrolled in the School of Public Health who prepares and presents a poster at the annual SPH Student Research Forum and Awards Day. A panel of judges composed of students and current faculty members will determine the candidate who will receive the award. The winner will receive $300.

 

Competition Deadlines:

Intent to Participate: March 5, 2013
Abstract submission: March 15, 2013

*Note: Deadlines are the same for all competitions.

Intent to participate: For students interested in competing in any of the competitions listed below, please enter your information here.

Abstract submission:email to SPHresearchday@gmail.com

Judging - Competing students MUST be available for the judging period. Attendance for the public viewing sessions is strongly recommended. The judging time and place will be announced shortly.
  
Poster Formatting Workshop – Allyson Zeedrich from the UIC SPH Poster Printing Office will be presenting a poster formatting workshop on March 19, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in Rm. 1136.  Please R.S.V.P. to Allyson (azeedr2@uic.edu) if you plan to attend this recommended session.

Poster Printing - Poster printing services will be available to students (Students are eligible to have 2 posters printed free of charge per academic year). Using posters that have been presented elsewhere is encouraged.

Judging Team – Faculty and alumni who wish to volunteer as poster judges are encouraged to contact Janet Mattocks(jmattock@uic.edu).

Additional Student Poster Competition:
UIC Student Research Forum
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

In addition to our research competition, we encourage students to participate in the campus-wide UIC Student Research Forum on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. The location of the competition is the UIC Forum at 725 West Roosevelt Road.Click here for more information.

 


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