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Undergraduate Research Symposium

KU's Undergraduate Research Symposium is held each spring to provide a venue for students to share the results of their research and creative projects with the campus community.

Symposium Details

Registration Deadline: TBD

Symposium will take place: TBD

2022 Presentation Guides and Rubrics will be posted closer to the event.

Format:  Presenters will upload a YouTube video of their presentation on the event website. Each registrant will receive an automated email upon submitting registration that will include the submission link.

Abstracts: All students will be asked to provide an abstract or artist statement of no more than 250 words describing their research/creative scholarship, as well as 2-4 keywords that could be used to search for your presentation. Students are expected to review the abstract with their mentor. The KU Writing Center website provides tips for writing abstracts; advice on writing abstracts and developing keywords can also be found on this site from Springer.

Awards: On the registration form, students will select whether they would like to have a judge evaluate their presentation online.  Students who are evaluated will be eligible for an Outstanding Presentation Award ($50) and will get feedback emailed to them. Students who choose not to be evaluated by a judge will not be eligible for an award.

ACE Talks: Three students will be selected to be one of the featured speakers at the 2021 online Undergraduate Research Symposium. These students will record a video of themselves presenting their research that will be posted online.  Read more about the ACE Talks.

Prepare a poster (see KU poster templates here) describing your research and create a pre-recorded 2-3 minute poster talk explaining your poster. You will upload this talk to YouTube then upload the link of your YouTube video to the Symposium by ForagerOne webpage. The submission link is automatically sent to the presenter's KU email address once registration is submitted.

 

Present your research in a pre-recorded 10 minute slideshow. You will upload this talk to YouTube then upload the link of your YouTube video to the Symposium by ForagerOne webpage. The submission link is automatically sent to the presenter's KU email address once registration is submitted.

Prepare a poster (see KU poster templates here) describing your creative work and create a pre-recorded 2-3 minute poster talk explaining your poster. You will upload this talk to YouTube then upload the link of your YouTube video to the Symposium by ForagerOne webpage. The submission link is automatically sent to the presenter's KU email address once registration is submitted.

Present your creative work in a pre-recorded 10 minute artist's talk or performance. You will upload this talk to YouTube then upload the link of your YouTube video to the Symposium by ForagerOne webpage. The submission link is automatically sent to the presenter's KU email address once registration is submitted.