Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium - Graduate Students' Association

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Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium

4th Annual Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium

Innovation Through Collaboration January 28 – 30, 2020 | Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary

The Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium offers graduate students the unique opportunity to present their innovative research in a multi-disciplinary conference. This year’s theme, Innovation through Collaboration, celebrates the shared success of establishing new innovations and connections through collaborative research. Collaborations may take the form of collaborative partnerships, allowing for ground-breaking technological advancements, or collaborative work through the incorporation of different research methods. Opportunities to participate in cutting-edge workshops on the conference theme will also be offered to help student professional development. Hosted by the Graduate Students’ Association, this conference is intended to showcase the exciting research conducted at the University of Calgary and to cultivate interdisciplinary collaborations within the graduate community.

Any graduate student interested in sharing their research, networking with like-minded individuals and/or discovering collaboration opportunities is encouraged to submit an abstract or sign-up to participate in the day’s events. Undergraduates, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend. Registration for the conference is free.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS narrative-based oral presentation

Each presenter will have approximately 12 minutes to speak and an additional 3 minutes for questions. Please remember that this is a multi-disciplinary conference, so keep jargon to a minimum and try to make presentations accessible for all.

Speed talks

Each presenter will have only 5 minutes to present their research, and an additional 5 minutes for feedback and questions. This is a great opportunity to practice for 3-Minute Thesis, as members from My Grad Skills will be present to evaluate the talks and provide feedback.

poster

Each presenter will create a poster describing their work, highlighting the main points of their research. Posters will be displayed in hardcopy format.

art and exhibition displays

Students wishing to display artistic pieces, such as photography, fine art and sculptures, or exhibits, such as proto-types or architectural models; or performances, such as dances or music, are encouraged to submit an abstract. Each presenter will have an opportunity to engage conference attendees in constructive and collaborative conversation.

Please Note: Each presenter will be assigned one of the following presentation formats. Depending on the number of abstracts received, you may not receive your preferred method of presentation.

Guidelines for Submission

  1. Abstract submissions should be emailed to the organizing committee at (academic.gsa@ucalgary.ca) as a PDF (with the filename “FirstName_LastName”) by the November 18th deadline
  2. The Abstract Submission Form found HERE must be used
  3. Abstracts should be written in 12-pt font Calibri
  4. Abstracts that do not meet the required format will not be considered
  5. Submission of the abstract constitutes permission for the conference organizers to publish the abstracts in either printed or electronic format
  6. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 18th, 2019

If you have any questions, please contact academic.gsa@ucalgary.ca

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