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2021 Graduate Student Research Conference: Call for abstracts

Date and Time:
June 22, 2021 11:59 pm - July 27, 2021 11:59 pm
Location:
Online
Description:

Are you doing research as a part of your AU studies?

The 2021 Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC) is a developmental conference for graduate and undergraduate learners to come together and showcase their research!

As a multidisciplinary conference, you have the opportunity to present your original research, whether it is complete or on-going, within a supportive peer environment.

You will develop and gain research presentation experience, which is an incredible asset to add to your resume or for future graduate program applications.

To participate, you’ll need to submit an abstract before July 27, 2021.

Details:

The Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association and the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) are excited to announce the call for abstracts for the 2021 GSRC, which will take place virtually on Oct. 1-2, 2021.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Then, Now, and Expanding Possibilities,” which marks the 10th anniversary of this event, celebrates its past achievements, and opens new horizons for a bright future for graduate student research at Athabasca University.

When is the deadline to submit my abstract?
July 27, 2021 is the deadline to submit your abstract for the GSRC.

Who can apply?
Current AU graduate learners and recently graduated alumni are invited to submit an abstract for the conference. We are also pleased to announce that this year we will be accepting undergraduate abstract submissions with the top three being invited to present at the conference.

Are there prizes for the winners?
CASH prizes will be awarded to the top three graduate submissions and the top three undergraduate abstract submissions.

What do I need to know about applying?
True to our tradition, once again this year, we encourage submissions from all disciplines, whether the research is completed or underway. We also strongly encourage new graduate students who have not started their own research to attend and gain experience.

What format types will you accept for abstracts?
Virtual paper presentations: 15 minute presentation, followed by a 5 minute question period
Virtual poster presentations: 5 minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period
More details can be found on the 2021 GSRC website.

What if it’s my first time submitting a conference abstract? 
On July 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. MDT, Sarah-Jean Watt, AU’s Write Site Coordinator, will deliver a talk that provides valuable tips on preparing and create an impactful abstract for a conference.

First-time presenters—you won’t want to miss this!

Register today!

Add to Calendar June 22, 2021 11:59 pm July 27, 2021 11:59 pm Mountain Time 2021 Graduate Student Research Conference: Call for abstracts

Are you doing research as a part of your AU studies?

The 2021 Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC) is a developmental conference for graduate and undergraduate learners to come together and showcase their research!

As a multidisciplinary conference, you have the opportunity to present your original research, whether it is complete or on-going, within a supportive peer environment.

You will develop and gain research presentation experience, which is an incredible asset to add to your resume or for future graduate program applications.

To participate, you’ll need to submit an abstract before July 27, 2021.

Details:

The Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association and the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) are excited to announce the call for abstracts for the 2021 GSRC, which will take place virtually on Oct. 1-2, 2021.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Then, Now, and Expanding Possibilities,” which marks the 10th anniversary of this event, celebrates its past achievements, and opens new horizons for a bright future for graduate student research at Athabasca University.

When is the deadline to submit my abstract?
July 27, 2021 is the deadline to submit your abstract for the GSRC.

Who can apply?
Current AU graduate learners and recently graduated alumni are invited to submit an abstract for the conference. We are also pleased to announce that this year we will be accepting undergraduate abstract submissions with the top three being invited to present at the conference.

Are there prizes for the winners?
CASH prizes will be awarded to the top three graduate submissions and the top three undergraduate abstract submissions.

What do I need to know about applying?
True to our tradition, once again this year, we encourage submissions from all disciplines, whether the research is completed or underway. We also strongly encourage new graduate students who have not started their own research to attend and gain experience.

What format types will you accept for abstracts?
Virtual paper presentations: 15 minute presentation, followed by a 5 minute question period
Virtual poster presentations: 5 minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period
More details can be found on the 2021 GSRC website.

What if it’s my first time submitting a conference abstract? 
On July 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. MDT, Sarah-Jean Watt, AU’s Write Site Coordinator, will deliver a talk that provides valuable tips on preparing and create an impactful abstract for a conference.

First-time presenters—you won’t want to miss this!

Register today!

Online
Submit your abstract today!