AAPA's 2018 Student Presentation Prize winners with President Leslie Aiello and then-Student Programs Chair Leslea Hlusko. Many thanks to Springer and Cambridge University Press for donating books given to the 2018 Student Presentation award winners and honorable mentions.
The American Association of Physical Anthropologists awards prizes to outstanding presentations at the annual meeting whose first author is a student member.
Deadline to enter the April 2018 competition was March 1, 2018, and we are no longer accepting submissions. For 2018, we will implement a trial-run for providing feedback. Everyone who enters the competition will receive a short review of their presentation from one of the judges.
(Please note that only abstracts submitted for the October 16th deadline are eligible. Abstracts submitted for other types of symposia do not fall under the purview of this competition.)
For an excellent poster or podium presentation – unrestricted topic
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on bones or teeth
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on primatology
For excellent poster and podium presentations that are judged to best implement either traditional or state-of-the-art anatomical methodologies in innovative anthropological research (subject to co-funding by the Association of Anatomists).
There are many more excellent student poster and podium presentations than we have named awards. As the result a number of Honorable Mention Prizes are awarded each year.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a prize, a paper or poster must meet the following criteria:
Detailed instructions are provided on the submission page. You will need the following information:
Deadline to enter the April 2018 competition was March 1, 2018.
Review and Decisions: The Student Program Committee judges the written summaries and the visual/oral presentations given at the AAPA meetings for quality of ideas and clarity of presentation. Prizes are awarded at the Closing and Awards Reception on the last evening of the Annual Meetings. For 2018, we will implement a trial-run for providing feedback. Everyone who enters the competition will receive a short review of their presentation from one of the judges.
Further information may be obtained from the Student Programs Committee Chair Dr. Leslea Hlusko: [email protected]
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