Prior to the Day of the NCSEF
Scientific Review Committee (SRC)/Institutional Review Board (IRB) Member
This Committee focuses on the review of students' research projects for safety issues and compliance with the ISEF rules and regulations prior to the fair. Scientists, engineers, medical professionals, veterinarians, psychologists, counselors, STEM teachers, and school administrators are needed; graduate students and post-docs are welcome. The Committee works to improve all SRC/IRB processes and forms during the early winter. In February and March, it meets on approximately 5 Saturday mornings for 2-4 hours each meeting to conduct the SRC reviews of all student research projects for compliance with ISEF rules and regulations.
NetworkingPlatform Data Upload Support: Fully remote, can be done on a flexibleschedule across a specified week. This remote role will involve uploadingproject presentation materials, descriptions, and images into a networkingplatform. Volunteers should be comfortable adding assets to websites/platformsbased on a predetermined organization of materials. Primary function will be tocopy/paste and upload materials based on an assigned categorization using theback end/admin access of a web platform. Each volunteer will be assigned a set number of projects to have uploaded by the end of their week, actual workcan be done at any time within those dates.
Day of the NCSEF
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Display and Safety Reviewers (D&S Reviewers)
This team of volunteers will use a one-page checklist to review students' project set-up for compliance with all rules and regulations. Prior training is provided through a 30-minute recorded webinar in advance of the competition and on-site training review.
Moderators will be in judging rooms in Zoom along with a small group of judges. They will coordinate the welcoming of students, introductions, and timing of presentations. A moderator script will be provided. The moderators will communicate with room hosts via chat to facilitate the change in students. Anticipated Hours 8:30AM-2:30PM with a 40 minute lunch break and 5 minute breaks hourly. Larger categories for judging may require volunteers through 3PM.