Judging Criteria

Each participant will be assessed on the following judging criteria, taken into account in equal parts:

1. Relevance

     Did the presentation touch upon the relevance of the topic?

2. Comprehension and Content

      Did the presentation provide a clear understanding of the research question?

      Was the presentation clear and well-structured, and was it easy to follow?

      Was the language and terms used appropriate for a non-specialist audience?

      Does the presentation avoid scientific jargon and explain relevant terminology?

3. Engagement and Communication

      Did the presentation create interest or curiosity to know more about the topic?

      Did the presenter convey enthusiasm for her/his topic?

      Did the presenter capture and maintain the audience’s attention?

      Did the presentation offer a clear take-away to the listener?