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Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium


FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018

The 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium celebrated undergraduate research in the Greater Pittsburgh area, offering an exciting opportunity for student researchers, science faculty, and area professionals to interact and share in undergraduate research.

Abstract Submission and Registration

Abstract Submission Button  Symposium RSVP Button

Deadlines

  • Abstracts for poster presentations must be submitted by Wednesday, July 11, by 5 p.m. (no exceptions).
  • Respond for the picnic lunch by Friday, July 20, by noon

Keynote Address

Dr. David Dausey
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. David Dausey

Symposium Schedule

9 a.m.

Poster Setup: Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom (Fifth Floor, Power Center)
Continental Breakfast: Bayer Learning Center Rotunda

10 a.m. Welcome: Philip Clarke, Director of Student Services
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Duquesne University – Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center
10:10 a.m.     Keynote Address: Dr. David Dausey
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Duquesne University 
11 a.m. Plenary Session (Student Presentations): Pappert Lecture Hall
1 p.m. Lunch: Mellon Hall Patio and Lawn (rain site – Union Ballroom)
2-4 p.m. Poster Session: Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom (Fifth Floor, Power Center)

Abstract Submissions Due by Wednesday, July 11, by 5 p.m. (no exceptions)

Abstract Submissions

Posters must fit into a 36" x 44" space.

Abstracts must conform to the following format:
Font: Arial 10 point
Length: Maximum of 150 words (not including titles and names)
Format:
Title of Written Abstract (in bold)
Authors (Last name, First name)
Academic Department
University
Text of Abstract (150 words)

Abstract Writing and Poster Making Skills Seminar by Philip Clarke

View the Abstract Writing and Poster Making Skills Seminar (PowerPoint) by Philip Clarke. Please feel free to use this as a reference when you are preparing your research poster for the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.


Abstract Submission and Registration

Abstract Submission Button  Symposium RSVP Button

Deadlines

  • Abstracts for poster presentations must be submitted by Wednesday, July 11, by 5 p.m. (no exceptions).
  • Respond for the picnic lunch by Friday, July 20, by noon.

Prior Symposia

View the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium book.

For more information about the Summer Research Symposium, take a look at materials from prior symposia.

Parking

Parking is available in the Forbes Avenue Garage at Duquesne University. View our Visitor's Page for a campus map and driving directions.

Contact Information

Philip Clarke, Director of Student Services
329 Fisher Hall
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282

Phone: 412.396.4172
Fax: 412.396.4881

Email: urp@duq.edu