Scientific Research Competition

Scientific Research Competition

The APDSA Scientific Research Competition is divided into 2 categories:

1. Oral presentation

2. Poster presentation

Entries in the both categories will be judged separately.


The Scientific Research Competition is open to all undergraduate students who are interested in entering the competition.


Categories of Competition

The competition will be conducted in 2 phases:


Phase 1: 15 oral presentations and 15 posters from will be selected from the abstracts received to move on to phase 2.

Phase 2: Each of the selected finalists will be asked to present their work to the judges during the congress. The winners will be selected on the basis of the presentation and full submitted paper.

The judges will ultimately choose 3 winners from the finalists of each categories of competition.

The winners will be given cash awards and APDSA 2012 Scientific and Research Competition Certificates.

The Awards will be as follows:

Categories of competition Ranking Cash Award ($US)
1. Oral Presentation 1st Place *
2nd Place *
3rd Place *
2. Poster Presentation 1st Place *
2nd Place *
3rd Place *

*depends on the agreement and consideration of  APDSA EXCO each year