Undergraduate Research Conference
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Missouri S&T

The Missouri University of Science and Technology emphasizes the participation of undergraduates in research through a number of means, including an annual undergraduate research conference. This event provides an opportunity for Missouri S&T undergraduates to showcase their research efforts to the campus community and to the public.  All Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the Undergraduate Research Conference. 

13th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference (UGRC)

April 11, 2017 ~ Havener Center

Registration is Closed
Registration and Abstract deadline is March 8, 2017

Call for Papers (PDF)
Conference Agenda
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Larry Gragg - BIO
Abstract Booklet

ONLY ONE ENTRY PER STUDENT WILL BE ACCEPTED (no exceptions allowed) 

Each session will be divided into the following categories

 

4 Separtate Categories
Posters & Oral Sessions

1 Category
Research Proposals Posters

1. Arts & Humanities
Art's Languages & Philosophy
English  & Political Science
History & Political Science
 
2. Sciences
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Computer Science
Mathematics & Statistics
Physics
 
3. Social Sciences
Business & Information Technology
Economics
Psychological Science
 
4. Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
Geosciences & Geological & Petroleum Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
Art's, Languages & Philosophy
Biological Sciences
Business & Information Technology
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Economics
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
English & Technical Communication
Geosciences & Geological & Petroleum Engineering
History & Political Science
Materials Science & Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
Physics
Psychological Science 

Awards Ceremony:

  • Missouri S&T faculty will serve as judges for this event
  • First ($750), second ($500) and third ($250) place prizes may be awarded in each category

    * Please note: Not all awards will be made in each research category

Abstracts:  Abstract Template (DOC)

  • ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE A DESCRIPTIVE ABSTRACT
  • Abstracts must include a minimum of 75, and a maximum of 150 words
  • All abstracts must be submitted electronically using the required abstract template
  • Due March 8
  • Abstract documents must be titled using the student’s last name and first initial
    (Example: MinerJ-Abstract.doc)

Oral Presentations Requirements:

  • Submit an abstract and a research paper to complete their conference registration
  • Each student will have a 30 minute time slot
    ~ Students are limited to 15 minutes for their oral presentations
    ~ 5-10 minutes for questions and discussion
    ~ The remaining time will be available for wrap-up and transition
     ~Audio-visual equipment (including a microphone and projector)
  • Research Paper Guidelines (PDF) due April 3
  • Research papers must be titled using the student’s last name and first initial
    (Example: MinerJ-Paper.doc)
  • First Place ($750), Second Place ($500) and Third Place ($250) place prizes may be awarded in each oral session category
  • Judging Criteria-Oral Session

    * Please note: Not all awards will be made in each research category

Poster Presentations Requirements:

  • Submit an abstract to complete their conference registration
  • Present a poster on the day of the research conference
    ~ Must be present at location of their poster for an assigned time period
    ~ During this time students are required:
          To give a brief presentation on their research
          Answer questions from the judges and conference attendees
  • Poster Presentation Guidelines (PDF)‌
  • Sample Poster-A (Power Point)
  • Sample Poster-B (PDF)
  • First Place ($750), Second Place ($500) and Third Place ($250) place prizes may be awarded in each poster session category
  • Judging Criteria-Poster Session (PDF)
  • Judging Criteria-Research Proposals (PDF)

  • * Please note: Not all awards will be made in each research category