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    Chapman University Student Research Day

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    Chapman University Student Research Day

» Chapman University Student Research Day (CUSRD)

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.

Fall 2016

Wednesday, December 7th

Sandhu Conference Center

Student Poster Session

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Bush Conference Center - BK 404

Noon - 1:30 pm

(Participants and faculty mentors only, RSVP required)

 Keynote Speaker

Nancy-Perloff-Keynote-Speaker

Nancy Perloff, Ph. D.

Curator, Modern & Contemporary Collections, Getty Research Institute

Participation:

  • Abstract submission deadline – Sunday, November 13th.
  • Poster printing available. Poster's must be uploaded to assigned portal by Wednesday, November 30th.
  • 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, November 14th.

Abstract Guidelines:

  • 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.

 

Spring 2017 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

+ - Past Keynote Speakers

2016: Robert AkscynFounder and President of Knowledge Systems, Hypertext pioneer, First Chair of SIGLINK, ACM’s special Interest Group on Hypertext and the Web, honored by field colleagues via “Akscyn’s Law,” former Chairman of the Board for 4 high-technologies companies. Watch Robert Akscyn's Keynote!

+ - CUSRD Poster Printing Guidelines

Process for Submitting

  • Upon receiving an abstract submission, OURCA will immediately send an email with your assigned online portal link to upload your poster for printing. If you do not receive this email, contact OURCA for this information.
  • Upload your poster in PDF format only (not PowerPoint) with the file name "lastname.pdf".
  • Posters must be uploaded by Wednesday, November 30th for printing.
  • Only one poster per abstract will be printed.

Format of Poster.

  • Standard Size: 36'' x 48'' landscape version (See template).
  • White background only.
  • Minimize exotic fonts/symbols which may complicate printing.
  • Double check all spelling, punctuation, and content before uploading poster.

Poster Printing & Pick-Up

You will be contacted to pick up your poster once printed and are responsible for bringing it to your poster session. Your poster will NOT be printed if all above formatting requirements are not met.

OURCA Deadlines & Events 2016-2017

SPRING 2017

Wednesday, March 1st
March - TBA
April 3rd - 7th
Deadline:
Friday, April 14th
4:00 PM
April - TBA
Monday, May 8th
Wednesday, May 10th
Times TBA
Sandhu Conference Center
Invitation Only
Wednesday, May 10th
12:00 - 1:30 PM
BK 404

SURF Program
June 6th – August 12th

OURCA Contact

ourca@chapman.edu
714-628-2889
Smith Hall 101B


Mailing Address:

OURCA
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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