CNHS Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate Research Celebration Week

The CNHS Undergraduate Research Symposium provides an opportunity for students within the College of Natural and Health Sciences to present their current or recently completed research projects in a poster format. Research projects that are in progress or in the early stages of development are also encouraged. The research may have been performed as part of a course, an Honors Research Fellowship or an independent project conducted with a faculty mentor. The symposium will provide participants with outstanding preparation for graduate or professional school and future presentations, and will foster greater awareness of undergraduate research within the college.


The CNHS Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on April 25, 2014. All participants are required to register by April 11.

  •  The Keynote Presentation will be held in Sykes Room 131 from 2-3 p.m.
  •  Poster presentations will be held in Fletcher Lounge in Plant Hall from 3-5 p.m.
    • The abstract booklet will be available here shortly after registration has closed.
     

Poster presentation

All participants will be eligible for an award for best poster presentation.

All participants will be eligible for an award for best poster presentation. The posters will be judged by faculty based on the following criteria:

  1. Clear focus or central research question
  2. Sound research methodology
  3. Clear presentation of results/product/performance or expected outcome and ability to answer questions
  4. Progress on the project to date
  5. Contribution to the field or discussion of potential impact

Suggested presentation guidelines
The purpose of the poster should be to engage audience members in a discussion of the research. It is recommended that the poster include a limited amount of text with the majority of the poster space be dedicated to graphics (graphs, photographs, schematics, maps, etc.).  The poster should be no larger than 3 feet tall by 4 feet wide. Posterboard and pushpins will be provided to mount the posters.

Keynote Seminar

From the Outside Looking In: Transitions in Medical Research. Summer Decker, Ph.D.

2014 Keynote Speaker

Summer Decker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine Radiology
Director of Imaging Research
Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida

From the Outside Looking In: Transitions in Medical Research

More details about Decker’s research interests can be found here.

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All participants are required to register by April 11. Please complete the registration form.