Research Poster Exhibition 2017

05/04/2017 to 25/05/2017

Research Poster Exhibition -- May 2017

Schedule | Key Dates for Entry | Poster Guidelines | Poster Abstract Submission Form

The Exhibition is organized by the Library for CUHK postgraduate students with support from The Independent Learning Centre. CUHK postgraduate students are welcome to participate in the Exhibition.


  • to facilitate postgraduate students to present their own research to the broader university community
  • to provide participants opportunities to enhance poster presentation skills

Event Features:

  • Display of research posters from postgraduate students conducting research in various disciplines
  • Oral presentation of research content and answering judges’ questions by participants

Eligibility of participants: CUHK postgraduate students


  • Exhibition:
       10 May 2017 (Wed) 3:00 p.m. to 25 May 2017 (Thu)
  • Oral Presentation by Participants & Prize Presentation Ceremony for Best Posters:
       18 May 2017 (Thu) 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
          Light refreshment will be provided.

Key Dates for Entry:

  • Deadline for submission of poster abstracts: Extended to 24 Apr 2017 (Mon)
  • Notification of selection results: 25 Apr 2017 (Tue)
  • Deadline for submission of posters: 2 May 2017 (Tue)

Venue: Reading Area next to Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

Poster Guidelines:

  • The poster should present contents for the participants’ own research.
  • All poster abstracts from interested postgraduates should be submitted via the Online Submission Form. Abstracts of selected submissions may be included in Exhibition promotional materials and brochure.
  • Poster size: 140 cm (H) X 90 cm (W)
  • Poster content should be easily readable within 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Poster should include the poster title, student’s full name, name of department/discipline, and relevant research contents (e.g. research objectives, methods, results or any combination of these).
  • Softcopy of selected posters in PDF or JPEG format at 300 dpi should be sent to the Library for printing.

Poster Presentation:

  • Participants should stand near to their posters and orally present their research content to the judges and people attending the exhibition and answer their questions.
  • Judge panel attending the poster exhibition are free to move about from poster to poster, and may ask students questions about the research. Students should be prepared to give a short oral presentation and answer questions.

Assessment Criteria:

  • Poster content relevant to research topic or title
  • Poster design
  • Presentation (clarity and quality)
  • Q&A (knowledge of subjects)

Honoured Judge Panel:

  • Prof. Lutz-Christian Wolff, Dean of the Graduate School & Wei Lun Professor of Law
  • Dr. Karl Holm, Lecturer, The Independent Learning Centre
  • Ms. Louise Jones, University Librarian of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prizes of Best Poster Presentation:

  • Champion: $500 book coupon
  • 1st Runner-up: $300 book coupon
  • 2nd Runner-up: $200 book coupon

Abstract Submission: Complete the Online Submission Form

Enquiries: 3943 9754 /