The Seventh Poster Presentation of Science and Technology
(BNU-HKBU United International College, 2019)


1. Aims and Scope:

The main aim of the Seventh Poster Presentation of Science and Technology (BNU-HKBU United International College, 2019) is to enrich students’ learning experience, promote active engagement, and to relate academic knowledge to research traditions. On a secondary level, it should provide students with opportunities to interact with professionals from academia and industry.

2. Organizing Working Group (in alphabetical order of programme name):

  • Dr. LAI, Wai-Lun Alan (Applied Psychology Programme)
  • Dr. FONG, Jefferson (Computer Science and Technology Programme)
  • Dr. XUANYUAN, Zhe (Data Science)
  • Ms. MO, Yuemei Sherry (Division Office)
  • Dr. BALLANTINE, Deborah (Environmental Science Programme)
  • Dr. ZHI, Tianhao (Financial Mathematics Programme)
  • Dr. WU, Mei Yi Daphne (Food Science and Technology Programme)
  • Prof. TSANG, Kang Too Ken (Statistics Programme)

3. Date/Time and Venues:

The poster presentation (event day) will be held on 10 April 2019 (Wednesday, 1:00–5:00 p.m.) in T101 and T102 multi-function rooms.

4. Student Participation:

Student poster presenters will gain experience of:

  • Writing an academic abstract
  • Designing a poster
  • Presenting a poster
  • Interacting with industry and academic professionals
  • Organizing the event (optional)

5. Award & Certificate:

As in previous years, outstanding presenters will compete for five different awards and certificates in the Seventh Poster Presentation (2019), as follows:

(1) The Student Choice Award: this award will go to the presenter who earns the highest number of audience participants’ votes.

(2) The Certificate of Outstanding Performance: this certificate will be issued to all poster presentation participants, recognizing their performance in research and project activities, and their contribution to this event.

(3) The Best Poster Award by Programme: this award will go to the best poster from each programme in DST. Currently, there are seven of programs in DST including Applied Psychology, Computer Science and Technology, Data Science, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Food Science and Technology, and Statistics. To this end, seven posters will receive this programme-based award.

(4) The Best Division Poster Award: at the division level, all the posters from the seven programmes are considered for this award. This award is competitive, and only one poster is selected.

(5) The Outstanding Poster Supervisor Award by Programme: this award goes to the supervisor whose student(s) win(s) the "Outstanding Poster Award of Programme".

Faculty members, not necessarily from DST, and the invited academic and industry professionals will form the Judging Panel that will select the winners of awards (3) and (4).

6. Poster Selection:

The number of poster entries is limited because of time and space availability. The number of entries from each DST programme is the same, but the programmes may use different criteria to select their entries.  

7. Audience Participants:

All UIC students and faculty members are welcome to attend this poster presentation. We may also extend the invitation to relevant industries, institutions, and official agencies.

8. Production of abstract book:

As a lasting memory of this event, an abstract book that contains all the poster abstracts will be produced.