PhD-Day 2019: Best poster prize to GEO-PhD Fellow
PhD Day is an annual event organized each year by the UiO Science Library, in collaboration with the MN-faculty. There are scheduled lectures, and a poster session in which fellows at the faculty are invited to participate. This year Marius Lambert, Department of Geosciences won the award for the best poster. The competition was fierce.
Vice Dean of Solveig Kristiansen, MN faculty (left), Marius Lambert from the Department of Geosciences (right) awards the prize for best poster at 'PhD Day 2019' in Sophus Lies Aud, UiO. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot/UiO
On Friday, October 18, PhD Day 2019 took place. In the Science Library, UiO. This year, there were a record number of fellows who had delivered abstracts and participated with entries for presentation and evaluation by the jury in the foyer of Vilhelm Bjerknes hus.
Many participants and tough competition
There were many participants this year and tough competition. A total of 28 fellows participated with entries regarding their research and / or doctoral project. Those who participated represented many of the disciplines at the faculty.
There was a total of four fellows from the Department of Geosciences who participated this year.
Marius Lambert, one of the four was the lucky winner of the poster award, presented at PhD Day 2019. The award received an honorable mention, along with 10,000 NOK in prize money.
Marius won with his poster depicting climate models and their simulation to freeze-drying. You can see his poster here:
Good color choice and neat expression
Some of the arguments from the jury for Marius to receive this year's award were:
"All the members of the jury had your poster as one of their favorites. We are particularly impressed by your illustration and consistent use of relevant and meaning bearing colors throughout the poster. Your layout is very tidy and consistent, with sufficient and evenly distributed white space. The logo is correct and correctly placed on the poster."
Lambert is a PhD Fellow at the Section of meteorology and oceanography, Department of Geosciences. He is associated with research in the projects WINTERPROOF and EMERALD, both at the Department of Geosciences.
* Reference poster: Lambert, M., Aas,K., Tang, H., Stordal, F., & Parmentier, F-J., P. 2019. Are current climate models able to simulate frost droughts.