Undergraduate Research Symposium
The 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be
on Friday, April 5th, 2024 on the Boca Raton campus!
Students engaged in undergraduate research and scholarly activity present their findings either through poster/visual arts presentation or an oral/performing arts presentation.
Application opens: January 15
Application Deadline: March 1
Notification of acceptance: Within two weeks of submission deadline
How to Apply
Please complete the online application through Survey Monkey Apply (click here for instructions). NOTE: Remember to use your FAU Net ID and password to log in to Survey Monkey Apply. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oral/Performing Arts Presentations: Students are alloted eight (8) minutes to present their findings, with an additional 2 minutes for audience questions. Also, first place oral/performing arts presenters will be eligible for a monetary award courtesy of Dr. Eric H. Shaw, Emeritus Professor, College of Business. For FAU-apporved PowerPoint templates, click here and for the Oral Evaluation Rubric, click here.
Poster/Visual Arts Presentations: For posters, please view the University approved poster templates here. Check with SG Poster Printing if you need your poster printed. Remember, your poster/visual arts presentations should complement your 3-5 minute "elevator pitch." Presenters should not solely read their poster.
Presentation Support for Presenters
Workshops on Creating a Poster and Oral Presentation and "Mock" Presentations
FAU's Speaking Center
Undergraduate Research Symposium Digital Collection of Posters
FAU’s Digital Library (DL) maintains a lab equipped to digitally convert materials to facilitate access to educational resources as well as for the purpose of preservation. Materials digitized include monographs, maps, documents, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs (negatives/slides), and audio and video recordings. The DL ensures the quality of its collections by performing all digitization in-house, maintaining the latest scanning hardware and software, and utilizing the expertise of skilled staff. Source materials are converted to digitally accessible files according to field standards and best practices to maximize the quality of FAU libraries' digital versions. The digital collection for FAU’s Undergraduate Research Symposia is available at this link: https://fau.digital.flvc.org/islandora/object/fau%3Augr.