Posters

At Physics@Veldhoven two poster prizes are awarded, the Physics@Veldhoven Poster Prize for the best poster and the Physics@Veldhoven Science Communication Award for the science communication aspects of the posters.

Instructions to poster presenters

  • The poster sessions take place in the Kempenhal/Genderhal on Tuesday 21 January 2020 from 14.00-15.00 hrs (even numbers) and Wednesday 22 January 2020 from 11.30-12.30 hrs (odd numbers).
  • Posters can stay on the poster-boards the entire meeting.

  • Please mount your poster in the numbered space that has been allotted to you. Posters are grouped into nine themes.
  • Poster-boards are 95 cm wide and 120 cm high.

  • Velcro (klittenband in Dutch) stickers will be provided to mount the posters on the poster-boards.

  • Do not use push pins on the poster-boards, as this will damage them.

  • Please clearly indicate the title, author(s) and affiliation on your poster.

  • As presenting author we ask you to be present during the appointed time-frame: even numbered posters on Tuesday afternoon, odd numbered posters on Wednesday morning.

  • If you have also subscribed to a 'speed date', we will try to take this into account. If we cannot prevent an overlap between the 'speed date' session and your poster presentation you will be excused during the timeslot of your 'speed date' to ensure your eligibility for the poster prize. We have special stickers available to hang next to your poster at the registration desk.

  • Posters that remain on the poster-boards after the end of the meeting will be disposed of.

Best poster award

Background
The Physics@Veldhoven Poster Prize has been established to underline the importance of an adequate and clear presentation of research results. The prize is presented yearly to the author of the best poster at Physics@Veldhoven.

Prize
The Physics@Veldhoven Poster Prize consists of an amount of €500 to be spent at liberty by the winner. Only one prize per applicant can be awarded.

Evaluation criteria
The posters will be judged on the following aspects: the quality of the scientific content, the way in which the research and the results are explained on the poster, the lay-out and design of the poster, and the oral exposition by the presenting author. In order to be eligible for the Poster Prize, the presenting authors of the posters have to be present during their appointed time-frame (depending on the even or odd number of the poster), as well as during the Poster Prize award ceremony on Wednesday.

Procedure
The evaluation consists of two steps. First, an expertise-broad committee will nominate a selection of posters for every topic. Secondly, a jury consisting of four members will choose one winner from the list of nominations. Except for the winner, the list of nominees will not be made public. The poster prize committee and jury are appointed by the programme committee Physics@Veldhoven 2020.

Award ceremony
The Physics@Veldhoven Poster Prize will be awarded on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 16.30 hrs in the Beneluxhal. The outcome is not open to discussion or correspondence. If the nominated winner is not present during the ceremony, the prize will be awarded to the runner-up.

Science Communication Poster Prize

Background
In 2018 NWO has introduced a Science Communication Poster Prize. This poster prize stimulates researchers to pay attention to science communication. The prize focusses specifically on the science communications aspects of the poster and its presentation. Key aspects here will be the presentation, both oral and on the poster, and how well the poster is geared towards the broad physics audience present at Veldhoven.

Prize
The Physics@Veldhoven Science Communication Poster Prize consists of an amount of € 250 to be spent at liberty by the winner. Only one prize will be granted.

Evaluation criteria
The posters will be judged on the following aspects: presentation on the poster, oral presentation, originality, out-of-the-box use of the poster medium, innovative presentation aids and addressing the broad physics audience. In order to be eligible for the Poster Prize, the presenting authors of the posters have to be present during their appointed time-frame (depending on the even or odd number of the poster), as well as during the Poster Prize award ceremony on Wednesday.

Procedure
A jury consisting of science communication experts and journalists will select the winning poster for the Science Communication Poster Prize.

Award ceremony
The Physics@Veldhoven Science Communication Poster Prize will be awarded on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 16.30 hrs in the Beneluxhal. The outcome is not open to discussion or correspondence. If the nominated winner is not present during the ceremony, the prize will be awarded to the runner-up.

Team Veldhoven

Team Veldhoven 2020 consists of Wieteke de Boer, Shashini Munshi, Mirjam van Ooijen, Renée Calon, Margit de Kok, Hans Peter van der Lit and Pam van Schouten.