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Research Live! Event Details

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Congratulations to the 2023 Finalists!

  1. Nicole M. DelMastro-Jeffery (Education Policy Organization and Leadership)
  2. William Nguyen (Veterinary Medical Science - Comparative Biosciences)
  3. Erick Hernandez Alvarez (Materials Science and Engineering)
  4. Joe Mirabelli (Educational Psychology)
  5. Abdulgafar Sulaiman (Civil Engineering)
  6. Ricky Price (Special Education)
  7. Yash Laxman Kamble (Chemical Engineering)
  8. Breanna Metras (Nutritional Sciences)
  9. Charles Nudelman (Speech and Hearing Science)
  10. Taiylor Rayford (Educational Psychology)
  11. Yaman Yu (Information Science)
  12. Nina Frye (Education Policy Organization and Leadership)

2023 Award Lineup

The final round judging panel will be comprised of a group of University High School juniors and seniors. They will determine the winners for the following five prizes that will be announced at the Finalist Showcase:

  • The Grand Prize ($500) will be awarded to the finalist whose presentation excelled in all five criteria of organization, purpose, content, delivery, and visuals.
  • The Design Award ($200) is all about the slide, given to the finalist who enhanced their talk the most through imagery, photographs, diagrams, illustrations, graphs, or other visuals.
  • The Impact Award ($200) recognizes the finalist whose presentation highlights how their research is making or aimed at making substantial positive change in the world.
  • The Storyteller Award ($200) is granted to the finalist whose performance style and delivery stole the show.   
  • The Visionary Award ($200) recognizes the finalist who is breaking new ground in their work whether through a unique approach, creative problem-solving, or charting a new direction in their field.

Immediately following the viewing of all finalist videos, members of the audience will get to vote for the winner of the People's Choice Award ($200). Those watching online through the livestream will be able to vote!

Watch the 2022 Research Live Showcase

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