Research Investigator Science Expo: Oral Presentations


Communicate your ideas to non-scientists and have a chance to present to the Feinstein Institute’s Board of Directors.

RISE is a competition that incorporates objectives from Northwell Health’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy. It encourages interaction between the health system and community while providing science education and promoting health literacy.

Post docs, fellows, residents, doctoral students, institute scientists and research scientists conducting scientific research within Northwell Health are eligible to participate. For other eligibilities, please send a query to

The RISE finalists will give presentations about their projects to a general audience and diverse panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. This program is open to all Health System employees and members of the community. A reception will be held while the judges deliberate, and continue after the winners are announced.

Final Oral Presentations

Thursday, May 11th at 2:00 to 4:00  PM
Open to the organization and the community.

Selected candidates will present their projects to a diverse panel of judges.

  • Finalists will present their research to a general audience and a diverse panel of judges
  • Presenters will be judged on their ability to communicate their ideas to the general audience
  • The award will be in the form of My Recognition points
  • All the three finalists will also present their research at Port Washington library same day at 7:30 pm

1st prize: 200,000 pts (equivalent to $1000*)
2nd prize: 150,000 pts (equivalent to $750*)
3rd prize: 100,000 pts (equivalent to $500*

* Taxable award

Refreshments will be provided.

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manhasset, NY 11030