Frequently Asked Questions

Last changed: 07 April 2021

Who can participate in Thesis Day?

All students at SLU who write their degree project or independent project during the academic year 2020/21 may participate in Thesis Day.

The event is open to the public to attend.

What awards are available?

There are three competitions available to participate in. 

  • Best scientific poster
    The winner will receive the award during the live broadcast.

  • Present your project during the live broadcast
    Three projects are selected by a jury to present their work during the live broadcast. Please check the box in the registration form to take part in this.

    Winners are notified by 7 May and are expected to participate in a workshop on presentation techniques. The workship is split up in two sessions: 12th and 19th May (at 13.00-15.00).

  • Global sustainability award
    Complete details on the awards page
    The winner will receive the award during the live broadcast.

For more information on the awards, go to the awards page.

What format do I use for the poster presentation?

We have a template in PowerPoint for the scientific poster. In the template you can change the different elements according to your needs.

You should make your poster in the PowerPoint template for scientific poster that you find here.

How do I submit my poster?

Posters are uploaded digitally via an online submission form 

Deadline to submit is 20 May, 2021 at 16.00

Prepare the material according to these instructions, before filling out the form/submitting

What type of networking opportunities are there?

  • Opportunity to include your LinkedIn profile on the personal information section with the poster presentation.
  • Virtual mingle on Wonder, following the live broadcast.
  • Alumni and representatives from SLU and other organisations/companies will participate in the broadcast, as well as the mingle.


How do I register for Thesis Day?

Registration deadline for Thesis Day was 3 May 2021 to be eligible for the Best Poster Award. We are accepting late registrations until 16 May.

If you are participating with a classmate, you have to register separately.

Registration form

Important dates

  3 May      Registration deadline

10 May      Last day to submit your pitch for the Global Sustainability Award

20 May      Last day to upload your poster and personal presentation

26 May      Thesis Day


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