Office for Honors, Research and International Study
Instructions for submitting an Abstract for the 2013 Undergraduate Research Forum
Abstract deadline: Monday March 18, 2013
1. DOWNLOAD THE ABSTRACT FORM 2. Select where you want the downloaded AbstractForm.doc to be placed. 3. Open AbstractForm.doc by double-clicking the file name. 4. Fill in each section. You may cut and paste text into the abstract form. NOTE: Limit abstract text to 300 words. 5. Remove the instructions page and SAVE AS your last name, underline, and first two initials, such as: smith_ab.doc
Then SEND THE ABSTRACT AS AN ATTACHMENT TO: URFfirstname.lastname@example.org
The poster session is the student's time to shine, a chance to present your research to your colleagues and our guests in a format which is a standard for scientific presentation. Almost all major scientific meetings have "poster sessions," and posters are formatted in a standard way, so it's more than just a celebration of student research; it's preparation for a career in the sciences.
When is it?
When do I register?
NOW! Fill out this Intent to Submit Form. If you are presenting with a group, please choose a group leader to fill out ONE Intent to Submit Form for the entire group. The deadline has been extended to March 18th!
Students must submit an abstract. FOR MORE DETAILS SEE THE LEFT BAR ON THIS PAGE. The linked file provided guidelines on how to write the abstract and a form in which to cut and paste your abstract, before submitting the file to us as described in the guidelines. ABSTRACT FORM
Abstracts are due Monday March 18, 2013.
What size does my poster need to be?
Your poster size must be 42 x 56 and be in a landscape layout.
If you already have a research poster printed that are not those specific dimensions please contact us and let us know.
What do I need to do to be considered for an award?
Indicate on your registration form that you/your group would like to be considered for an award. All that is needed on your end is to turn in your resume. If in a group, all members of your group must turn in a resume at the same time.
We will be contacting the research advisor you indicated on your registration form to fill out a quick questionnaire about you/group and your research. Please be sure to let your research advisor know that we will be contacting them.
Resumes are due March 18, 2013 in PDF format to
How, where and when do I print my poster for the Undergraduate Research Forum?
Posters can be designed in Powerpoint and then saved as a PDF:
Poster printing is provided free of charge by the college to students participating in the research forum. Students are welcome to print their own posters if they have access to alternative resources.
Posters will be displayed in Welch Hall. Poster frames will be provided and set up in advance. Posters can be attached using binder clips or tape (both of which will be provided).
Poster Printing in the College of Natural Sciences (CNS):
What if I already had my poster printed else where?
General Information about the day: