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Event Objective

The Research Poster Exhibition is co-organized by the Graduate School, the Independent Learning Centre (ILC), and the CUHK Library. It is organized annually and serves as a platform for current CUHK postgraduate students to display their research work through posters.

This event is designed to facilitate the presentation of postgraduate students' research to the broader CUHK community. By participating in this event, students can enhance their skills in presenting research through posters and foster interdisciplinary collaboration. All current CUHK postgraduate students are welcome to join!


  • CUHK postgraduate students are welcome to submit abstracts of their research posters in response to our call, which is typically announced in February or March.
  • Research posters from various disciplines are welcome.
  • The University Library will showcase the selected research posters during the exhibition period. Additionally, awarded posters will be displayed on the library website.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to present their research orally to a panel of judges. Prizes will be given to recognize the best poster presentations.
  • A luncheon will be arranged for the judges and participants to facilitate networking, followed by the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony.


Eligibility of participants

Current CUHK postgraduate students.

Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony (May 21, 2024)

Date: May 21, 2024 (Tuesday)


  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm - Lunch (Judges & participants of shortlisted abstracts) 
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm - Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony

Venue: User Education Room, G/F, University Library


List of Participants: Click here to view.

Prizes for Best Poster Presentation:

  • Champion: iPad Wi-Fi 256GB
  • 1st Runner-up: $1500 book coupon
  • 2nd Runner-up: $1000 book coupon
  • Honourable Mention Award(s): $500 book coupon
  • People's Poster Prize*: $500 book coupon (presented to the popular voted poster participant)

* All CUHK staff and students are welcome to join the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony and cast your vote for the poster you like. Every voter has the chance to enter a lucky draw for the opportunity to win a $100 supermarket cash coupon.

Thank you for your participation and support. The Lucky Draw was successfully held on May 22, 2024. These are the five fortunate voters:

  • Jiang, Wxx (11551xxx19)
  • Shi, Hxxxxxx (11551xxx22)
  • Cheng, Sxx Sxxx (11550xxx73)
  • Tang, Lxx (11550xxx17)
  • Yuen, Yxxx Cxxxxx (11550xxx51)




Assessment Criteria:

  • Poster content 
  • Poster design
  • Oral presentation skills 
  • Q&A 

Remarks for participants:

  • Shortlisted participants will be notified by Apr 10, 2024 and will be invited to attend the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday), 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
  • A luncheon will be arranged at 12:00 pm for the judges and participants to facilitate networking before the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony.
  • Each participant will have three minutes to present their poster followed by a two-minute Q & A session to address any questions asked by the judges during the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony.
  • PowerPoint slides or other materials are not required during the presentation.

Poster Exhibition

Abstracts Submission Guidelines

  • The poster should present contents for the participants’ own research.
  • The abstract must be written in English and limited to a maximum of 300 words.
  • Priority will be given to students who have not taken part in the previous Research Poster Exhibitions.
  • While abstracts of research presented in other events may also be considered, priority will be given to research that has not been presented or published elsewhere.
  • To promote interdisciplinary collaboration, abstracts from diverse fields of study may be chosen.
  • Interested postgraduates please submit the abstract via the Online Submission Form on or before Mar 19, 2024 (Tuesday).
  • Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered. 
  • Shortlisted participants will be notified by Apr 10, 2024 and will be invited to attend the Oral Presentations and Award Ceremony on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday), 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
  • The organizers reserve the right to make the final decision when a dispute arises.

Poster Guidelines (for shortlisted participants)

  • The announcement of the results will be made on April 10, 2024 (Wednesday) through email.
  • Poster size: 118.9 cm (H) X 84.1 cm (W)
  • The poster should be in PDF or JPEG format with a resolution of 300 dpi.
  • The poster content should be easily readable within 3 to 5 minutes.
  • The poster must include the research title, full name of the participant, department/division name, and relevant research details (such as research objectives, methods, results, or a combination of these).
  • Please ensure that the images you have provided meet the required resolution standards and are free from any copyrighted content.
  • Participants who have registered with ORCID are encouraged to include their ORCID iD QR Code on their poster, making it convenient for other researchers to learn more about them and their research. 
  • Should the research be supported by a grant, it is recommended to include an acknowledgment of the funding source on the poster.
  • Participants must submit their posters via the Online Submission Form (will be provided in the result notification email) on or before May 2, 2024 (Thursday).
  • The Library is responsible for printing posters for the exhibition.

Key Dates

  • Call for Abstracts
    Feb 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • Deadline for Abstract Submission
    Mar 19, 2024 (Tuesday)
  • Notification of Results (by email)
    Apr 10, 2024 (Wednesday)
  • Deadline for Poster Submission 
    May 2, 2024 (Thursday)
  • Oral presentations and Award Ceremony
    May 21, 2024 (Tuesday)

Previous Exhibitions

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