Research Canvas Competition 2019

RESEARCH CANVAS COMPETITION 2019

In the spirit of improving scientific communication skills and to create a platform for community-based research, UTM Library and Springer Nature are thrilled to invite all students to participate in our Research Canvas Competition 2019 starting from 27th August to 17th 19th September 2019.

REGISTRATION IS FREE!

PRIZES TO BE WON!

1 grand prize: Brand New Laptop with accessories

5 runner ups:

1x Springer Nature Laptop Bag

2x Springer Nature Wireless chargers

2x Springer Nature Power banks

10 Consolation prizes:

10x RM20 pizza hut vouchers

*All participants will receive an e-certificate of participation.

Read on for more info!

What is Research Canvas?
Research Canvas is an illustration of your research into charts, pictures, drawings, images, and graphs that can be easily understood by all walks of life. It can be created with the help of computers, cameras, other devices or created by hand.
What Should I Highlight in My Research Canvas?
Your Research Canvas MUST include the followings:

  • the key challenge(s) you are attempting to solve
  • the key message(s) of your research
  • the propose solutions/findings of your research
Who are Qualified to Join?
  • Undergraduate students with active final year projects
  • Postgraduate students (Masters & PhD) who are currently conducting their research
How to register?
Visit and like Perpustakaan Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Facebook page for registration or Register here at http://bit.ly/canvas2019utm
Terms and Conditions
  1. Participation is on an individual basis. Only one entry per person. Any person submitting more than one entry will be disqualified.
  2. Research Canvas is an illustration of your research into charts, pictures, drawings, images, and graphs that can be easily understood by all walks of life. It can be created with the help of computers, cameras, other devices or created by hand.
  3. Research Canvas MUST highlight:
  • the key challenge(s) you are attempting to solve
  • the key message(s) of your research
  • the propose solutions/findings of your research
  1. The Research Canvas must be submitted in ONE printed/hard copy format

(Dimension: A1 size – 23.4 × 33.1 inches). Softcopy/digital format will not be accepted.

  1. Indicate your NAME and STUDENT ID at the bottom page of your Research Canvas.
  2. Submit your Research Canvas LATEST BY 4.00pm, 17th September 2019, in person, to:

Organizing Committee UTM Library Bangunan Perpustakaan Sultanah Zanariah Johor Bahru (PSZ JB) Perpustakaan UTM Johor Bahru

Attention:           Puan Haliza Binti Zainal (07 5530529 / haliza@utm.my) or Puan Nor Shaliza Mohd Basarudin (07-5530529 / norshaliza@utm.my)

  1. Once submitted, the Research Canvas will be the property of the organisers and the organisers have the right to publish or to reprint in all kinds of publications for promotion or others.
  2. The Research Canvas will be displayed from 22nd – 24th September 2019.
  3. An independent panel of judges will evaluate the submissions based on the criteria below:
  • Ease of understanding and clarity of message being portrayed by the overall ‘project’
  • Semantics of understanding compared to the description of the ‘project’ that was originally submitted
  • Originality and creativity of the design, ‘eye-catcher’ and uniqueness of ideas
  • Overall quality of the presentation of the Research Canvas
  1. The judge’s decisions are final.
  2. Award of prizes will be on 23rd September 2019 (the winners of the competition will be notified by email).

This contest ends on 17th 19th September 2019 at 12.00pm.

For more details, please contact Puan Haliza Binti Zainal – 07 553 0529 / haliza@utm.my or Puan Nor Shaliza Mohd Basarudin –  07-5530529 / norshaliza@utm.my