发信人: lowcarbon (lowcarbon), 信区: Environmental
标 题: For Environmental Majors: Call for Best Student Research Awards Papers
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Call for Best Student Research Awards Papers
Deadline for submission: July 27, 2012
The Southern California Chinese-American Environmental Protection
Association (SCCAEPA) is hosting the 5th International Symposium on Global
Emerging Environmental Challenges and Government Responses from August 9
through 11, 2012 at Hilton San Gabriel, California. As part of the symposium
program, the SCCAEPA invites you to submit a research paper for the 2012
Best Student Research Competition. There will be one 1st prize, and up to
three 2nd and 3rd prizes.
Topics and Eligibility
Topics are limited to research work related to environmental protection
issues. The research work may include on-going research or published after
January 2011. All levels (Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, or other professional
degrees) of college students are eligible. Individuals may submit only one
paper. The applicant must be the primary author of the paper.
Submission and Format
Submission shall include:
1) A presentation in PowerPoint slides format.
2) A 400 to 600-word written summary of the research, which must include, at
a minimum: i) Synopsis of the research; ii) Objectives and goals of the
research; iii) Discussion of the work performed and results, including the
student’s specific role or contribution to the research; iv) Conclusions
3) Updated resume.
All required materials shall ONLY be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]
gmail.com by July 27, 2012 for evaluation. Hard copies will NOT be accepted.
The selected presentations will be displayed as Posters at the Symposium on
August 9, 2012 at Hilton San Gabriel, 225 West Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA
Review Process and Judging Criteria
Research project will be reviewed by a student award committee. All
corresponding authors will be notified by August 3, 2012 of the result on
their submittals. The selected paper will be eligible for Poster
presentation and receipt of the awards. The winners must be present to
receive the award on August 9, 2012. The authors of the selected papers will
be responsible to prepare their posters on 3 ft by 4 ft project display
boards (up to three per presenter) and present them in the designated area
during the Symposium. The research project will be reviewed and judged on
the basis of the following criteria:
- Relevance to the theme of environmental protection and significance of the
work to a broad audience
- Application of the academic research to the real world problems
- Originality of the work, including new concepts, innovations, or data
- Scientific and technical merit
- The completeness of the project, clarity of presentation and quality of
- Student’s specific role and contribution to the project.
Please contact Student Award Committee via e-mail at [email protected]
if you have any questions.
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