Spring 2019 Seminar Series
The Undergraduate Research Seminar Series is valuable to prospective and current undergraduate researchers.
HIKS G980D | 4:30-5:30pm
(unless otherwise noted)
It is suggested to bring a laptop or tablet to sessions to make the most out of the seminars.
January 28 - Searching for a Summer Research Program
Current undergrad researchers and interested undergraduates who are interested in locating a summer research program will learn how to search and apply for programs. Bringing a personal device is encouraged to begin the search process at the end of the session.
February 11 - Undergrad Research 101
Undergrads interested in getting started in research will learn what researchers are seeking, how they can approach potential research mentors, and what they need to do to prepare.
February 25 - You're a Researcher, Now What?
As a current researcher, you may be curious what you can do beyond the work you are completing. In this session, learn what you can do with that research project including presenting, publishing, commercializing, and promoting your work.
March 5 - Celebrate Purdue's Thinkers, Creators, and Experimenters :: Co-Rec :: 1:30-4:30pm
This "non-poster, poster session" is a showcase of research that occurs across the campus. This informal celebration of research allows attendees to get a closer look at what undergrad researchers are completing without worrying about posters or a lecture.
March 18 - Create/Design a Poster
Novice and expert poster designers are invited to learn poster best practices. Those who plan to present a poster at the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference are encouraged to attend.
March 25 - Providing Feedback
Learn to provide constructive feedback to presenters about their delivery and posters. This is great for self-reflections when preparing to present or to learn how to critique individuals successfully.
March 28 - Oral Presentation Practice Day - Preparing for the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference
Oral presentation feedback session before the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference. Presenters are highly encouraged to attend, but anyone may participate.
April 1 - Poster Work Day - Preparing for the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference :: HIKS G959 (Computer Lab)
Poster presenters, for Purdue's conferences and off-campus conferences, are encouraged to bring a draft of their poster to the session to ask questions and receive feedback from peers and session presenters from March 18's session.
April 2 - Poster Practice Day - Preparing for the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference :: HIKS G959 (Computer Lab)
Poster presenters can practice their presentations and receive feedback from session leaders and peers. Project your poster on the large screen and get tips to make your research pitch and/or poster better before printing it out for the Conference.
April 4 - Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference Oral Presentations :: STEW 214 :: 1-4pm
Engage with Purdue students about their research projects and creative endeavors across campus. The Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference's day of oral presentations includes topics from across campus including a special track concerning research projects pertaining to the Apollo mission program, celebrating their 50th anniversary.
April 9 - Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference Poster Symposia :: PMU Ballrooms :: 9-11:30am & 1-3:30pm
Engage with Purdue students about their research projects and creative endeavors across campus. The Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference's day of poster symposia includes topics from across campus in a morning and an afternoon session.
April 15 - DataConnect: Connecting Your Data to Your Poster/Presentation
DataConnect is an online tool that allows researchers to link their data with the poster or presentation they deliver. This open access tool allows others to see what conclusions were made and the data that led to those conclusions.
April 22 - Showcasing Your Research Online
Translate your research experience, skills, and products online to correctly curate the work you have accomplished and to promote to graduate programs and future employers that skills you possess.
**The Undergraduate Research Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies.**
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