A picture tells a thousand words, so have your say.
Click here to download a PDF copy of the rules for Posters.
Click here to download a copy of the judging rubric.
2022 Poster Titles:
- Natural History Illustration (hand drawn only)
- The Chemistry of Life
- Contemporary People of Science
- The Science of Music
- The Story of Glass
- The Physics of Light
- A Rocky Story
- Bushfires and Storms
A successful Oliphant Science Awards Poster entry:
- Has a strong science message and accurate science content.
- Communicates a single idea clearly.
- Shows good quality artistic skills and imagination, giving the poster visual appeal.
- Uses minimal words (try using fewer than 25 words). The judges will favour entries that give a visual message without the use of a lot of text.
- Can be easily read from a distance.
Rules for Posters:
- The poster must be on one of the titles listed above.
- The poster must be the work of one person (no group entries or unacknowledged assistance by an adult).
- The poster must be the student’s own work.
- The poster must be original.
- The poster must be on lightweight card no larger than 51 cm x 65 cm. No corflute, glass, wood or other heavy frame or backing permitted.
- The poster must not weigh more than 200g.
- The poster may be a collage of other pictures or made using computer assisted graphics. All images and graphics need to be attributed.
- The poster must be flat (no three-dimensional material attached).
In presenting your poster entry:
- You must securely attach your Identification Label (your Coordinator will give you this label) to the back of your entry.