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U of I Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts a university-wide 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 University of Idaho. The event is open to the public, so please join us.

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2024 Undergraduate Research Symposium

This year's symposium is scheduled for 2:30-4:30 p.m. April 22, in the Memorial Gym.

Here's what's in it for you:

  • Practice your presentation skills
  • Share research with an audience of peers and faculty
  • Participate in scholarly aspects of research
  • Boost your resume

Time Commitment: Students must set up their poster in the Memorial Gym by 2 p.m. on April 22 and be present at their poster from either 2:30-3:30 or 3:30-4:30 p.m. Presenters will be assigned to one of these two presenting times.

Poster Specifications: A poster backer board with dimensions 48" wide and 36" high set on an easel will be provided to you. Bring your 48" by 36" poster and several binder clips so that your poster can be attached to the backer board.

Poster Preparation Tips: Seven Simple Ingredients

Poster Template

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 proofread and approved by your mentor.

Important: You must use the Abstract Submission form 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 5