U of I Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts a universitywide undergraduate research symposium in April. This annual symposium is designed to showcase and celebrate the research and scholarly work in all disciplines by undergraduates at the University of Idaho. The event is open to the public, so please join us.
The 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place Monday April 26, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This year's Symposium will be a virtual event.
- Practice your presentation skills
- Share research with an audience of peers and faculty
- Participate in scholarly aspects of research
- Boost your resume!
IMPORTANT: You must use the Abstract Submission link to submit an abstract to the Symposium. The abstract should be no more than 250 words. Graphics and pictures are not permitted in abstracts. The abstract submission deadline is April 12, 2021.
Time Commitment: During the event, students will be present online with their posters for one hour, either between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Poster Specifications: Details on how to upload PDF posters onto the Symposium's online platform will be provided following acceptance of abstracts.
Abstract or Artist's Statement
What is an abstract/artist's statement?
Each participant or team of participants will write a paragraph describing their project. For artistic submissions students may elect to include an artist's statement instead of an abstract. Abstracts/artist’s statements must be spell-checked, proof-read and approved by your research mentor.
Additional helpful information
Writing an effective abstract: https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/essays/abstract.html
Elements of a Good Abstract:
Poster preparation tips: Seven simple ingredients.