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

July 29 - August 6, 2021
Deadline to Apply: July 23, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT (originally, 5pm EST)

Submission Link: Qualitrics Link 

PDF of the application to help prepare for when you submit it through Qualtrics.

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

(If you do not have a Purdue login, please see the application PDF above and send the information in a Word document to

Questions? Email

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