The 2021 Charlton Poster Competition will take place November 1, 2021, virtually, on the Gather platform.
All GSBS, Medical, Dental, and Veterinary School MS, MD, MD/PhD, DMD, and DVM students are eligible to participate in the poster competition. The research presented must be the work of the student and completed during the student’s enrollment at Tufts. The intent of this event is to give students an opportunity to exchange ideas with the Tufts and Boston scientific community, as well as develop presentation skills. The competition is divided into three groups:
In each group, there will awards for:
Participants must submit their Entry Form and abstract via the online form by Friday, October 1 at 12 noon.
Participants should be available at their poster from 12 – 2 pm on November 1st. Each participant will also be assigned a 15-minute time slot within that 2 hour time frame for presentation to a panel of faculty judges. 8 minutes of this 15 minute time slot should be for presenting the poster; the remaining time is for questions from the panel of faculty judges. Award winners will be announced by the end of the day on Tuesday, November 2nd.
All posters should be approximately 36”x48”. Instructions for uploading of posters to the Gather platform will be provided closer to November 1, 2021.
The following selection criteria will be used for judging the Charlton competition posters.
Research design and data analysis (25 points)
Degree of involvement in the project (25 points)
Significance of the work (25 points)
Poster presentation (25 points)
Even non-specialists should walk away from student’s poster with an understanding of what their question was and what was unique about their approach/the significance of their findings
If you have any questions regarding the poster competition, please reach out to Alex Israel at Alexandra.firstname.lastname@example.org.