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Call for abstracts: annual URECA research symposium  


1.  Complete online form here>> to register your participation (only one registration per project needed, even if there are multiple co-presenters).
2.  E-Mail faculty-approved abstrac t* (cc your faculty supervisor/mentor) to: 
          Please be sure to include a  TITLE and AUTHOR* line with your abstract.

Note on abstracts with multiple undergraduate authors/co-presenters:  Undergraduate presenters for a project will be listed in the program in the order submitted on the abstract: please be sure to check with your faculty mentor whether it is appropriate to list alphabetically (if all students have an equal role) or by significance of role in project. For example, it is possible that a student may be listed on two poster projects --but may have a primary role on one project/secondary role on another project.

Note on PSYCHOLOGY abstract submissions. For all psychology abstract submissions (even if you're not a Psi CHi member), please email (Psi Chi email) AND cc and be sure to include your abstract, & the Psi Chi URECA form. Please be sure to indicate whether you are interested in doing a poster presentation, an oral presentation, or both!

Length/Format Guidelines. The abstract should be ~ 300 words in length and MUST BE APPROVED by your faculty research supervisor. Be sure to include: 1) title of research project; 2) author & co-author(s) names (use full names, and include relevant lab colleagues/research group, such as grad students/ post docs, and faculty supervisor; and 3) department(s) in which the work was carried out. If research was conducted off-campus, be sure to indicate the research institution where your work was done (e.g. Brookhaven National Labs, name of university, etc.).  Underline the names of all undergraduate co-authors. The abstract should also recognize any funding sources. For example, “This work was supported with funding from Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (URECA).” Tables or graphs may be included if they are relevant and appropriate to the discipline. 

To Seniors involved in STEM - Sigma Xi sponsors a $500 outstanding research prize for a graduating senior/poster presenter.  More information here.

To Students involved in research related to the environment - have you considered presenting at the Earthstock Research exhibition? More information here.

See the advice/tips on poster presentation/writing abstracts here >>.