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North Carolina RC Graduate Student Platform Presentation Award

Deadline: September 16


Four selected graduate students will have the opportunity to have a platform presentation judged for the Best Student Platform Award. From submitted abstracts, members of the NC SOT Executive Committee will select up to four students to give platform presentations (15 min PowerPoint presentation; 12 min with 3 min of questions) at the Annual NC SOT Meeting. All platform presentations will be judged and one presenter will be selected to receive the Best Student Platform Award (cash prize!). You must be an NC SOT student member to have your abstract selected and platform presentation judged. You may join when you submit your abstract ($10/year). Please follow SOT abstract guidelines (

Please email Katie Duke your platform title, authors, affiliations, and abstract by September 13. The abstract must be submitted as a 1 page Microsoft Word document, single-spaced using 12 point Times New Roman font, with 1 inch margins (please no PDFs). Please write “Student Platform Competition” in the subject line of your email. Abstracts selected for platform presentations will demonstrate outstanding clarity in methodology/approach, uniqueness/creativity, thoroughness of investigation, soundness of judgment in interpreting results, and relevance. If NOT selected, you will automatically be entered into the Poster Competition unless you do not wish to present a poster at the NC SOT annual meeting.

Award Group: SOT

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Katie Duke