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Call For Entries: Student Research Conference Applications Due March 8

students presenting a research posterThe 20th Annual University of Houston-Downtown Student Research Conference will showcase special academic projects undertaken by students and recent UHD graduates. The application deadline for posters and oral presentations is Monday, March 8. Details for application requirements and event timelines are available online.

Presentations will take place 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday, April 16. Visitors may register online to attend the virtual event.

The scope of this conference is broad, and students from all academic areas at UHD – both undergraduate and graduate – are invited to participate in the following categories:

  • Posters/PowerPoints on research, academic creative activities, capstone projects and conceptual projects
  • Posters/PowerPoints on corporate/teaching internships or interdisciplinary applications
  • Selected student oral presentations with PowerPoint (10 min., with 3-5 min. for questions)

Qualifying activities are senior capstone research projects, research projects completed as part of internships, independent or directed study at UHD, Graduate School and Internship Fair poster presenters who have extended their research, upper-level research-oriented lab courses, senior type or graduate level projects or any other research on or off-campus.

This conference is non-competitive, although participants will receive a copy of the proceedings, a certificate of participation, a special memento and an important experience to include in their resumes. Abstracts included in the proceedings may be listed as a publication.

The conference is organized and sponsored by the UHD Scholars Academy with funding from The Brown Foundation, Inc., Nuclear Regulatory Commission Minority Serving Institutions Program grant, and UHD. Visit the UHD Scholars Academy website for additional information and programs from prior Student Research Conference events.