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Register to Present at the Fall Undergraduate Research Showcase

Types of Presentations

There are a few different formats available for the Fall 2021 event. Please review the following media format(s) for each type of presentation. 

Online oral presentation: 

  1. Required: Upload your oral presentation to YouTube and paste the link on the appropriate submission form field.
  2. Optional: Upload a PDF of your slides or other supporting documents. PDF must be no more than 10MB in size.

Online poster presentation: For students giving poster presentations (see KU poster templates here) they will submit a PDF of their poster. 

  1. Upload a PDF of your poster (must be no more than 10MB in size).
  2. Upload YouTube video and paste the link of video voice-over (2-5 minutes recommended) of presenter describing the work/poster.

Online Exhibit, Performance, or Demonstration (for students in the arts): 

  1. Required: Upload a video of your exhibit or performance to YouTube and paste the link (only YouTube link)
  2. Optional: Upload a video voiceover (2-5 minutes recommended) of you describing your exhibit/performance to YouTube and paste the link.

Registration Directions

  1. Write a draft of a title and abstract or artist statement of no more than 250 words describing your research/creative scholarship. The title and abstract will be posted online, so be sure to review them carefully.  The KU Writing Center website provides tips for writing abstracts.
  2. Review your title and abstract with your research mentor and make any suggested revisions. 
  3. Registration will be due November 21st, 11:59 PM 2021. 
  4. If you are presenting as a group, fill out one registration form for the whole group.
  5. Once you register your presentation, an automated email will be sent to the main presenter/registrant and it will include the presentation submission link.


NOTE: If you are attending the Fall Undergraduate Research Showcase but not presenting you do not need to register.

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