Information for UB RISE Judges

Thank you for participating in UB RISE 2024 as a poster judge.

There are 5 categories of posters.

  1. Faculty Competitive – CONDUCTED OFF-LINE
  2. Doctoral
  3. Masters
  4. Undergraduate
  5. High School

You can find all the presentations on this site here.

You will be assigned posters based on your major and degree. Most judges will review 3-6 posters depending on the total poster submissions we have received.  

Beginning April 1st, you will receive an email link that contains a digital version of the rubric (see below for a screenshot). In the same link, you will see which posters you are assigned. You can find all the posters by their number, author name, title, and category in the link above.

Please lookout for an email from with the subject ‘Invitation to UB RISE poster judging‘.

From April 1st – 3rd, you will be reviewing the posters (asynchronously) . You will use the rubric on your phone while looking at the posters and videos on your computer/laptop. We suggest opening the link using a phone to ensure that you have a better interactive experience. If you do not have access to a smartphone, please reach out to for assistance.

All judging must be completed by 5:00 PM (EST) on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.

If this is your first time serving as a poster judge, we will have a 20-minute judging orientation via Zoom on Monday, April 1st at 12:20 pm EST. If you plan to attend, please email or .

Here is a preview of the digital rubric (see Pictures A and B below).

In Picture A, simply, select a poster number (on the left column).

In Picture B, a new window will open the Poster Rating Rubric. Then, submit ratings on a scale of 0-5.

If you have any questions, please email Thank you again!

List of poster numbers and their judging statuses
Rubric of an individual poster