Undergraduate Research Student Conferences - SUNY Cortland

Undergraduate Research Student Conferences

Below are venues (conferences and meetings) for students to present the results of their undergraduate research or creative activities. Please note, the deadlines for submitting an abstract to individual conferences are often several months in advance of the conference itself. For some conferences, the number of presentation slots from each institution are limited in which case Cortland's Undergraduate Research Council will review and select student presenters to represent SUNY Cortland. SUNY Cortland undergraduate students who have their presentation accepted for a conference are eligible to receive a URC Travel Grant and should apply for one (see funding links to left) in advance of the deadline in the semester in which the conference is held.

Exploration and Observation: Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum 2016. SUNY Faculty Senate and New York State Legislature, Albany. February 24, 2016

This celebration is designed to bring together some of SUNY’s most talented undergraduate scholars with SUNY Administration officials and members of our New York State Legislative delegation and their office staff. The midday poster session will allow SUNY undergraduates the opportunity to present their research and creative academic projects to a large audience at Albany’s Legislative Office Building. Each of the SUNY Institutions will be sending two campus representative undergraduate delegates to present their research at this forum. Proposals from all academic disciplines are welcome and encouraged.  The deadline for nomination submission is December 22, 2015. Click here for a pdf of the nomination form. Please contact Cortland's URC Director, Christopher McRoberts for more information by email or by calling 753-2925,.

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC). SUNY Cobleskill, April 15, 2016

SUNY's annual undergraduate research conference. This will be an excellent opportunity for students to share their research with peers from other SUNY institutions. The conference will host a Graduate Student Fair and offer workshops on career development. Undergraduate student presentations may be in poster format, oral presentations or creative performances. Visit the conference website at: http://blog.cobleskill.edu/SURC/surc.html. Deadline for presentation proposals is February 5, 2016.  Registration for the conference opens December 1, 2015.

Transformations: A Student Research and Creativity Conference. SUNY Cortland, April 8, 2016

SUNY Cortland’s Student Scholarship Symposium (formally known as Scholars’ Day) is an event designed to demonstrate, highlight, promote and encourage scholarship among SUNY Cortland students and their faculty mentors. Our scholarly work is crucial to who and what we are as individuals and as an institution. For more information please watch for email announcements or visit the Transformations page. Deadlines for abstract submission is usually in December.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). University of North Carolina at Asheville. April 7-9, 2016

The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) promote undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study. The annual conference gives undergraduate scholars in all fields and from all types of institutions of higher learning a forum to share the results of their work through posters, presentations, performances and works of art. Please visit National Conferences on Undergraduate Research page for information. The deadline for abstract submission has now passed.

2016 Posters on the Hill (Council on Undergraduate Research). Washington, D.C.

In the Spring of 2016 the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will host its 18th annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill. This event will help members of Congress understand the importance of undergraduate research by talking directly with the students whom these programs impact. CUR is calling for students to submit an abstract of their research that represents any of CUR's disciplinary divisions (Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Health Sciences, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics/Astronomy, Psychology, and Social Sciences). For more information about the Posters on the Hill program, please visit this Posters on the Hill page for more information and abstract submission. The deadline for abstract submission is Nov. 4, 2015.

Important Deadlines

Travel Grant Applications
Fall: November 13, 2015
Spring: March 25, 2016

Small Grant Applications
Prior to April 15, 2016

Summer Research Fellowship Applications
March 11, 2016

Undergraduate Research Assistant Program
April 29, 2016 (for 2016-17 Academic Year)