Abstract assistance:

"Bad vs. Good Abstract" by Elsevier

"How to write an abstract/annotation" by Purdue Libraries

"Writing Report Abstracts" by Purdue Online Writing Lab

Abstract Tip: Have it proofread by those you are working with, your research mentor(s), and friends to ensure it is grammatically correct and understandable.

Fall 2023 Purdue Fall Undergraduate Research Expo

November 14 - 21, 2023
Deadline to Apply: Monday, October 16 at 11:59pm EST

The application has closed.

PDF of the abstract submission form to construct a submission before submitting the Qualtrics will be added.

Questions? Email


IRB-2023-1142: "Undergraduate Research Conferences"

Any data collected for this event – including the application, presentation feedback evaluations (if they exist), event evaluations, and additional data obtained from the Office of the Registrar – may be used for research purposes by the Office of Undergraduate Research and study investigators for an IRB-approved study titled “Undergraduate Research Conferences” (IRB-2023-1142). To learn more about this study, please review the study information sheet. Data for this study will be deidentified prior to any analyses and reporting. Data will be excluded as follows:

  • Abstracts are automatically excluded for presentations when the abstract is not approved to be published within the event information.
  • Cases are automatically excluded for any presenter who is a minor at the time of the event.
  • Additional cases are excluded for any presenter/mentor who opts out of their data use for research purposes.

Any exclusions or inclusions for research purposes do not impact any presenter’s selection to participate in the event.