This Semiannual Celebration highlights the breadth and depth of scholarly research and creative activity conducted by Chapman undergraduate and graduate students. Student Research Day is a truly exciting day to learn about, explore and appreciate the efforts that students and faculty have put into a wide variety of research and creative activity projects across campus.
Wednesday, May 10th
Sandhu Conference Center
Student Poster Session l 9:30-11:30 am
Student Poster Session ll 2:00-4:00 pm
Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Mike Paul Hughes
NASA Engineer, Music Producer, Composer, Writer, Inspirational Speaker
Deputy Project Manager, ASPIRE, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Researcher in Advanced Mars Entry, Descent and Landing Systems
Bush Conference Center - BK 404
Noon - 1:30 pm
(Participants and faculty mentors only, RSVP required)
- Abstract submission deadline – Sunday, April 16th @ 11:59 pm.
- Poster printing available. Poster's must be uploaded to assigned portal by Wednesday, May 3rd.
- All participants receive a copy of the Abstract Volume.
- Present your research/creative activity in a poster format to fellow students, faculty, and community members.
- All students presenting and their faculty mentors are invited to attend the lunch and keynote.
- OURCA Poster Design and Presentation Workshop - Learn how to grab the attention of your audience through layout, text, and images. Get tips on how to talk about your project and engage your audience. Monday, April 17th.
- Clearly state the central research question and/or purpose of the project. Provide brief, relevant scholarly or research context that demonstrates how the project makes a contribution to the area of inquiry. Provide a brief description of the research or creative methodology. State expected results and/or conclusions. Include text only (no images or graphics). Be well-written and well-organized.
- Abstracts should run 200-300 words with no paragraph breaks. MAXIMUM LENGTH = 2100 CHARACTERS (APPROXIMATELY 300 WORDS).
- Use plain text format for your abstract. The form will not process some formatting and special characters (e.g., scientific symbols). References are allowed but not required.