Category Archives: Events & Presentations

Attend the Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session on August 19th!

Next Wednesday the Undergraduate Research Program is hosting their annual Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session! Undergrad scholars involved in various summer research programs hosted at the University of Washington will be presenting their work, giving you the opportunity to engage these researchers in conversation! All are welcome!

When: Wednesday, August 19th 9am-12pm
Where: Mary Gates Hall Commons
Summer Poster Session Flier

Call for Proposals- LSMCE Annual Conference Due Sept 4 2015

The Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence (LSMCE) is hosting the third annual LSMCE Conference on October 23-25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The conference brings together a community of scholars from all over the United States to focus on accelerating diverse talent along the STEM pipeline. The conference provides a forum to consider and discuss broadening the participation of underrepresented minorities in STEM.

LSMCE seeks proposals that address effective recruitment, community building, academic integration, and professional development of underrepresented minority students in STEM disciplines.


Session Formats:

Breakout Session –  Breakout sessions involve 12 presentations, lasting 60 minutes each.  Each session will give the presenter 40 minutes for presenting content and 20 minutes for questions and discussion.


Student Poster Session – Poster presentations that communicate your undergraduate or Master’s degree level STEM research.  The poster session allows for the visual display of STEM projects and an overview of your research.


Bridge to the Doctorate (B2D) Oral Presentation Session – Are you a current Bridge to the Doctorate student seeking a platform to publicize your research?  Take advantage of this opportunity to share your research with professionals and potential employers.  These highly compact sessions will give Bridge to the Doctorate students 10 minutes to present their graduate STEM research concluding with a 5 minute Q&A.


Workshop Session- Interactive workshop sessions lasting 60 minutes will provide participants the opportunity to actively explore a topic, strategy or learn a new activity. This session is meant to have a hands-on component. To apply for a workshop session, you will need to provide an abstract (including a title and brief workshop outline) and plans for engaging your audience. Proposals should contain all requested information. Reviewers will judge the quality and community interest in the proposed topic based on submitted proposal.Anticipated workshop attendance between 15-40 participants.Please note that only four workshops will be scheduled.


Early submission is encouraged.

The following calls are now open:

2015 Sigma Xi Student Research Showcase – Application Deadline March 16th

Students are invited to submit research project descriptions for a chance to participate in the Sigmi Xi Student Research Showcase, a global and innovative research presentation competition.

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, hosts the showcase to help students develop their skills in presenting research online, an increasingly important skill in our digital-driven world. Participants present a personal video, written abstract and technical slideshow. They receive feedback from judges, who are professional researchers, and can earn up to $500 for top presentations in graduate, undergraduate, and high school divisions.

The Student Research Showcase will be held March 23-29, 2015. March 16 is the final deadline for presentation submission, registration, or to volunteer as a judge.  Students can earn pre-approval to present by submitting their research project description to

Registration and additional information at:

Judging categories include Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geo-Sciences, Human Behavioral & Social Sciences, Math & Computer Science, Physics & Astronomy, and Physiology & Immunology.

Contact with questions.

More about Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, is the international honor society of science and engineering. Scientists and engineers, whose research spans the disciplines of science and technology, comprise the membership of the Society. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. Follow us on Twitter with @SigmaXiSociety.

Abstract Writing Workshop – Feb 17

Undergraduate Researchers!

Abstract Writing Workshop

Tuesday, Feb 17th 2015
4:00– 6:00 PM
Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Room

For assistance in preparing for the undergraduate research symposium AND beyond!

SACNAS is: Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

We are an all-inclusive group dedicated to fostering success in science through higher educa8tion with a national presence

• Research abstract basics

• How to write a strong abstract

•Network with graduate students

• Opportuni4es to present your research at the national conference!

*Food will be provided*

ALL STEM undergraduate researchers welcome!

Hosted by the UW-SACNAS chapter & UW Undergraduate research program

Special thanks to our partners:
UW-office of research
US Bank

Poster Session & Competition in Phoenix, AZ


Poster Session & Competition

January 17, 2015  ~ Phoenix, AZ

Abstract Submissions Due by November 15 to Scott Burgess


Conference Areas of Focus:

  • Global Security, Cyber Intelligence & Aviation Safety
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems & UAVs- Privacy & Security, National Airspace System Integration
  • Commercial Space Flight Systems, Operations & Safety
  • Human Factors, CRM & Aviation Psychology
  • Systems Safety, including Fire, Law Enforcement, Emergency Response
  • Accident Investigation
  • Maintenance, Fractional Ownership & Business, Corporate & General Aviation

Free Registration

~Saturday Only~

Free Registration for Undergraduate Researchers Participating in Sessions on January 17.

Register Now


– Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Session for High School Programs

– Undergraduate Research Poster Sessions

– Undergraduate Research Roundtable Sessions

Learn more

Poster Sessions

– Open to National & International Undergraduate Students

– Showcase Your Research on a 36″ x 48″ Poster


Call for Abstracts: National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Online Submission of Abstracts is Now Open!


Bring your research to Eastern Washington and…

 Prepare to Take Flight!

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is an interdisciplinary conference where students representing universities and colleges from all around the U.S., and internationally, will present their research and creative works in oral, poster and performance/visual arts presentations.
The mission of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is to promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of higher education.

Call for Papers: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Conference in Hawaii

2015 Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Conference

January 3, 4, 5, & 6 at the Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

Final Call for Papers/ Proposal /Abstracts/Submissions
Extended Submission Deadline: October 20, 2014


For information please visit our website.

For submission via our online form, please click here.

For email submissions please refer to the following instructions:

Call for papers

If the link does not work for you please copy and paste it to your browser.

The 2015 Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, & Education welcomes and invites papers (in English only) from all areas of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and related fields. The conference will be held from January 3 to 6 (Saturday through Tuesday) at the Ala Moana Hotel, in Honolulu Hawaii.

The conference main objective is to provide a platform for researchers and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development in their related fields.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Topics
Original contributions on topics covered under broad areas but not limited to:
• Anthropology
• American Studies
• Archeology
• Architecture
• Art
• Art History
• Art Management
• Communications
• Creative Writing
• Dance
• Drama, Film, Television, and other Media
• Economics
• English and Modern Languages
• Ethnic Studies
• Folklore
• Geography
• Graphic Design
• History
• International Relations and Studies
• Justice Administration/Criminal Justice
• Landscape Architecture
• Language and Literature
• Linguistics
• Military Science
• Music
• Performing Arts
• Political Science
• Philosophy
• Product Design
• Psychology
• Public Policy
• Religion
• Second Language Studies
• Sociology
• Social Science
• Speech/Communication and Translation
• Theatre
• Urban and Regional Planning
• Visual Arts
• Women’s Studies
• Inter-disciplinary and other areas of Arts and Humanities
Education Topics & Focus Area
Original contributions on topics covered under broad areas but not limited to:
  • Academic Advising and Counseling
  • Art Education
  • Adult Education
  • Business Education
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum, Research and Development
  • Distance Education
  • Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Indigenous Education
  • Kinesiology & Leisure Science
  • Language Education
  • Music Education
  • Reading Education
  • Rural Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Foundations
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Education Technology
  • Education Policy and Leadership
  • Health Education
  • Higher Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Second Language Studies
  • Sociology
  • Social Science
  • Speech/Communication and Translation
  • Theatre
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Visual Arts
  • Women’s Studies
  • Inter-disciplinary and other areas of Education
Submitting a Proposal/ Submission Procedure:
Via email or regular post mail HUIC, PO Box 29056, Honolulu, HI 96820
1. Create a Title Page for your submission. The title page should include:

a. Title of your paper/proposal
b. Topics/Areas
c. Presentation format: Papers, Workshop, or Poster
d. Synopsis: A brief description of your presentation
e. Name(s) of the author(s)
f. Department(s) and Affiliation(s)
g. Mailing Address(es)
h. E-mail Address(es)
i. Contacts/Phone Number(s)
j. Fax number(s)
k. Corresponding/presenting author if different than lead author

Abstract/Proposal Guideline

Please click here to view formats and guidelines or simply fill out our online form.
If clicking does not work, copy and paste link into your browser:

Mahalo! (Thank you!)

UW SACNAS Chapter Meeting: Monday Oct. 6th 6:00-7:00 PM, HUB 145

YOU’RE INVITED: STEM undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, staff and faculty!
Invite your friends.
UW SACNAS Chapter Meeting
Monday, October 6th from 6:00-7:00 PM
HUB (Husky Union Building) Room 145
FREE FOOD for all!
All STEM students, postdocs, staff and faculty are welcome. Please be sure to attend if you are attending this year’s SACNAS National Conference. We will also be discussing our Fall Quarter events, outreach opportunities and our upcoming officer elections.

Call for Abstracts: Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research – Due Oct. 6th

The 22nd annual Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) will be held at California State University, Fullerton on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014. SCCUR specializes in presenting the work of undergraduate students across all disciplines and serves as a friendly venue for students to introduce their scholarly or creative work (in a poster or 15-minute oral presentation).

Please encourage your students to participate in this exciting event, and please plan to attend the conference too! Abstracts are due October 6th, 2014.

This year’s keynote speaker be Bill Cunliffe Jazz pianist,, jazz pianist, composer, Grammy Award-winning arranger, and Professor of Music at CSUF.

Important Dates:

Abstract Deadline: October 6th                           

Notification of Accepted Abstracts: October 20th

Early Registration Deadline: November 7th

Conference Date: Saturday, November 22nd 7:30am – 5:30pm

How to Register:

Please see for registration.


Please see for information regarding submitting abstracts, conference requirements, formatting, and sample abstracts (per disciplines).

For general information visit or email (abstract questions), (registration questions) or (other questions).


Design by Leonard Mandap – CSUF undergraduate

SCCUR conference co-directors are Drs. Scott Annin (College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics) and Binod Tiwari (College of Engineering and Computer Science).