Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Day

Graduate and Professional Student Association

GPSA's 13th Annual Graduate Research Day

FAU's Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) will host the 13th-Annual Graduate Research Day on April 12, 2022, with support from the Division of Research, Division of Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Graduate College. The competition is open to active and enrolled degree-seeking graduate students from all academic disciplines and provides them with the opportunity to present their research to esteemed faculty judges from all fields. The adjudicating team will select winners, and those graduate students earn scholarship prizes.

The symposium will be held on the Boca Raton Campus, Student Union (UN-31), Grand Palm Room, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST. Students have the opportunity to present their printed research posters for a financial award. Further detailed instructions will be sent out to participants.

STUDENT REGISTRATION

  • Please visit this link to register through Owl Central:  https://fau.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/523976
  • The deadline to submit is April 1st (if you would like to take advantage of the Student Government Poster Printing Service (see below), please submit ASAP as we anticipate an uptick in submissions).

CALL FOR FACULTY JUDGES

  • The faculty of FAU will judge graduate research posters on April 12th.
  • Faculty interested in supporting GPSA Research Day as a judge may sign-up by  via this link here:  https://forms.gle/XmHs3zWoJCw136gg8

AWARDS

  • An adjudicating team of distinguished FAU faculty and administrators will score each research poster
  • The top two posters in each category will win a scholarship award (10 awards total)
  • Each scholarship awards is $500 for each winner of each category

CONTACT 

Any questions? Please contact Kassadi Smith, Director of the Graduate & Professional Student Association, at  gpsa@fau.edu.

Poster Printing Guidelines 

Link to application:

https://fau.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/81317

Terms and Conditions:

  • Posters must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Posters will be printed for research and conference purposes only.
  • Student Government will not edit your poster. The file that is submitted is the file that is printed.
  • Only two (2) posters will be printed per student each semester.
  • Student Government does NOT print for class projects. 
  • Student Government does NOT take walk-ins. All posters must be submitted via this form.

Poster Printing FAQs

Q. When are your business days?
A. Our business days are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Q. When is the latest I can submit this form, in order to receive the poster at Student Government Office and by my deadline?
A. Each form must be submitted five (5) business days before your deadline. However, it is highly recommended that you submit it two (2) to three (3) weeks before your poster deadline. For example, if you need your poster printed by Friday, the latest you can submit the request form is the previous Friday by 5 p.m. If submitted after 5 p.m., the request will not be guaranteed to be completed until the following Tuesday (6 business days following.)

Q. Do you print your posters in color and will this bring about additional costs?
A. Yes, the Student Government prints each poster in color. No, there is not any additional cost to the student.

Q. What counts as a presentation verification form?
A. The following are considered as presentation verification form:

  • An Agenda from the event
  • Conference confirmation email
  • Email from your advisor
  • A form related to the event that notes that you are one of their presenters

Q.  What if I cannot submit my poster on Owl Central?
A. If any problem occurs while you are trying to submit your poster on Owl Central then submit the form with as much information as it will allow. Then send an email to  SGPosterPrinting@fau.edu  informing us of your problem and include your poster if necessary so that we can process the poster as soon as possible.


13th-Annual GPSA Research Day Information TBA.

Questions? Please contact us:

Karina Cruz, GPSA Director

GPSA@fau.edu | 561-297-1170 | 777 Glades Road, Bldg. 31, Rm. 234, Boca Raton, FL 33431

GPSA Student Government page

GPSA Owl Central page


CLICK HERE FOR THE RECAP FROM THE 2021 GPSA RESEARCH DAY:

12th-Annual Graduate Research Day Recap

FAU's Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) hosted the 21th-Annual Graduate Research Day as an online, virtual competition with support from the Division of Research, Division of Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Graduate College. The competition was open to graduate students from all academic disciplines, and provided them with the opportunity to present their research to esteemed faculty judges from all disciplines. The adjudicating team selected winners, and those graduate students earned scholarship prizes. Here are the Winners of the 21th-Annual GPSA Research Day per category:

Biological and Chemical Sciences
Toluleke Famuyiwa (1st place)
Majedul Islam (2nd place)
 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Amish Mishra (1st place)
Emmanuel Fleurantin (2nd place)
 
Health and Life Sciences
Maral Darya (1st place)
Sabina Fridman (2nd place)
 
Engineering
Andrew Steinberg (1st place)
Md Alamgir Kabir (2nd place)
 
Arts, Education, and Social Sciences
Jasmine Chan (1st place)

CLICK HERE FOR THE RECAP FROM THE 2020 GPSA RESEARCH DAY:

11th-Annual Graduate Research Day Recap

 

FAU's Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) hosted the 11th-Annual Graduate Research Day as an online, virtual competition with support from the Division of Research, Division of Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Graduate College. The competition was open to graduate students from all academic disciplines and provided them with the opportunity to present their research to esteemed faculty judges from all disciplines. The adjudicating team selected winners, and those graduate students earned scholarship prizes. Here are the Winners of the 11th-Annual GPSA Research Day per category:

Biological and Chemical Sciences
Steven Lombardo (1st place)
Chris Mauer (2nd place)
 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Panagiota Galanakou (1st place)
Nandini Singh (2nd place)
 
Health and Life Sciences
Czdari Lee (1st place)
Joshua Torres (2nd place)
 
Engineering
Sandhya Sharma (1st place)
Andrew Steinberg (2nd place)
 
Arts, Education, and Social Sciences
Amir Koleini (1st place)
Hanna Mielke-Maday (2nd place)

CLICK HERE FOR THE RECAP FROM THE 2019 GPSA RESEARCH DAY:

10th-Annual GPSA Graduate Research Day Winners

  • Haidee Cano,  M.S.W. candidate, Social Work (Community Engagement Award)
  • Elizabeth Lago,  M.S. candidate, Environmental Science (Community Engagement Award)
  • Oscar Lopez,  Ph.D. candidate, Mathematics
  • Emily Stark,  Ph.D. candidate, Experimental Psychology
  • Daniel Alempijevic,  Ph.D. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Krystyna Powell,  M.S.candidate, Biological Sciences
  • Dorota Tokmina-Roszyk,  PhD. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Kirstie Tandberg,  Ph.D. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Negar Firoozi,  Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sandhya Sharma,  Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
  • Hallee Meltzer,  M.S. candidate, Environmental Science
  • Jennifer Percival,  Ph.D. candidate, Educational Leadership & Research Methodology
  • Stephanie Howery,  M.S. candidate, Speech Language Pathology Audiology

Check out the photos from the  Graduate College Facebook Page:
To view the full photo album, click  here .

2019 CONFERENCE OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOLS

Additional Links

Graduate Research Week

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)


Accommodations

If reasonable accommodation(s) for a disability is required, contact GPSA at GPSA@fau.edu. Please make your needs known at least five days prior to the event for effective accommodations.