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2022 CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition Announcement

Canadian Geotechnical Society, Southern Ontario Section (CGS-SOS) congratulates the graduate students who presented their research on 2022 Graduate Student Competition. The competition included representatives from six Southern Ontario Universities (McMaster University, University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, York University, Ryerson University, and Western University). A representative from each University gave a virtual presentation of up to 12 minutes which was followed by a 3-minute question-and-answer period. A panel of judges from industry and academia evaluated the presentations. Evaluation for the CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition was conducted based on the following criteria: geotechnical content and interest (60%), oral and visual quality of presentation (30%) and performance during the question-and-answer period (10%). Cash prizes were awarded to recognize the best presentations and for participation in the competition. The best presenter, Bruce Gee was awarded $1000; the second-place presenter, Wendal Victor Yue received $500; the third-place presenter, Tao Xie received $300; and the rest of the speakers received $200 for participation.

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