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The Undergraduate Research Office and the University Libraries are excited to announce the 2015 Fall Undergraduate Research Week, now in its ninth year! Join us for a week of student and faculty panels leading up to The Student Poster Forum on Thursday, September 17.

2015 Schedule

Sept. 14,
5:30 pm

150 Thompson Library


Join the Research Conversation
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries

Active research is happening across the university, and researchers regularly debate and inspire one another through their writings. Find out how to "hear" this conversation and how to join in - right here at Ohio State - in this interactive session from University Libraries and the Undergraduate Research Office. RSVPs are necessary!

Sept. 15
5:30 pm

300 Journalism Building

  Spilling the Beans: Secrets to Undergraduate Research

Learn from student panelists in various disciplines about how they got started doing research, what they do, and how you might get involved. Clayton Perry (Economics), Alissa Cullen (Molecular Genetics), Ana Sucaldito (Neuroscience) and Robert Battista (Chemical Engineering) will be joining us! RSVPs are preferred; walk-ins always welcome!

Sept. 16

130 CBEC Building


Faculty Perspective on Undergraduate Research

Wondering what faculty members really think about research? Come to this panel to hear what professors from various disciplines have to say about working with undergraduate researchers. Learn more about what they expect from undergraduate researchers and what you can expect from the experience of working closely with faculty. Dr. Prakash (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Dr. Drew (Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity) and Dr. Winstead (Department of English) will be joining us! RSVPs are preferred; walk-ins always welcome!

Sept. 17
The Buckeye Reading Room in Thompson Library


Fall Student Poster Forum
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries

Attend the culminating event of Undergraduate Research Week: a poster forum highlighting the work of undergraduate summer researchers in numerous disciplines, from biomedical sciences to the humanities.  Stop by to view their accomplishments and talk to them about the summer research experience.  A great opportunity to explore the possibilities of undergraduate research and see the amazing results of learning experiences outside of the classroom!

The 2015 Forum will feature 3 poster sessions throughout the day. Students from a variety of disciplines will be presenting during each session. Abstracts are available for viewing online!

Poster Session 1: 11:00am-12:30pm

Poster Session 2: 12:45pm-2:15pm

Poster Session 3: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Sept. 18
2:30 pm

160 Jennings Hall


An Undergraduate's Guide to Presenting and Publishing

Discover the ins-and-outs of presenting and publishing your research at OSU and beyond! This session will explore the presentation and publishing opportunities at Ohio State available to undergraduate researchers through the Undergraduate Research Office and other departments across campus. Learn strategies for presenting research at national conferences and how to find funding to support conference travel. A faculty member will also discuss the process of publishing in scholarly journals outside of OSU. RSVPs are preferred; walk-ins always welcome!

The 2014 Student Poster Forum (photo courtesy of Bingcai Liu).

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