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Student Research Expo

How to Participate in the Expo

The application period is in early fall of each year. See information below about eligibility, poster evaluation and prizes.


Undergraduate Category

Any undergraduate with a declared major in the College of Science is eligible, regardless of the affiliation of the faculty member supervising the research. Also, undergraduates from majors outside the College of Science who work on research projects with College of Science faculty are encouraged to participate. See application for more details.

Graduate Category

Any University of Idaho graduate student participating in research supervised by a College of Science faculty member is eligible. See application for more details.

Poster Evaluation

Participants will be judged on the methodology and results of the research (40%), the design and layout of the poster (30%), and the clarity of a short presentation given to judges as they tour the displayed posters (30%).


  • Two Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards of $100 each
  • Two Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research Awards of $100 each
  • Sigma Xi Research Society Award

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College of Science

Physical Address:
Mines 321

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3025
Moscow, ID 83844-3025

Phone: (208) 885-6195

Fax: 208-885-6904


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