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.

Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Deadline to Apply: TBD

Submission Link: To be added in June 2023

Application PDF - Use this to help gather your information to then have their primary author enter by the deadline.

If you do not have a Purdue login, please use the Application PDF to create your submission and email it to

VIDEO: How to create a poster - and consider the virtual environment

Questions? Email