2023 Graduate Research Symposium

Duquesne University's Office of Research and Innovation hosts an annual Graduate Research Symposium, allowing DU grad students from all disciplines the opportunity to present their research and other forms of scholarship with faculty, peers, and the local community.

The 2023 Graduate Research Symposium will be featured online from Monday, March 13, 2023 to Friday, March 17, 2023.

Virtual poster sessions and accompanying videos will be available for students, judges, faculty, and attendees to browse via the Symposium platform for the duration of Graduate Research Week from March 13-17. 


Submit your abstracts by February 15, 2023

GRS Helpful Information

Information needed for abstract submission:
  • Name of author, email, department, & school
  • Name of group members (if submitting as a group)
  • Name of faculty advisor & email
  • Title of research
  • Abstract (300 word maximum)
Note: As our submission form only accepts on abstract per user, projects wit multiple authors should choose one person to submit on behalf of the entire group.
Thanks to our generous departmental and organizational sponsors, there are numerous monetary awards available. Judges from each school and department will utilize the in-person event and the virtual platform Symposium by ForagerOne to evaluate student research and determine award winners.

View the full list of GRS sponsors and awards
Eligibility for participation in the GRS is as follows:
  • Must be a current Duquesne University graduate student from any discipline or program.
  • Must submit research or scholarship work that has been initiated or is in process during academic enrollment at Duquesne.
  • Must upload presentation to Symposium by ForagerOne.
View our Frequently Asked Questions for any other relevant information you may need!
  • To be considered for an oral podium presentation, you must select interest when submitting your abstract. 
  • Oral presenters are selected by a peer selection committee after the abstract deadline has passed.
  • IF you are selected to orally present you will still be required to participate in the poster session both in-person AND online.
  • Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes. 
  • Notification of selection of GSRS oral presenters will be given 1 to 1.5 weeks after the deadline.
  • Oral Presenters are invited to submit a paper for online publication in the DU Scholarship Collection.