Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium Preparation Workshop Series
The OUR conducts several Colloquium Preparation workshops each spring semester in conjunction with the annual OUR sponsored Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium. All workshops facilitated by Dr. Richard Pollenz, Associate Dean & Director of the Office For Undergraduate Research (and sometimes, additional staff). Workshop descriptions are listed below:
Developing and Writing a Persuasive Research Abstract Workshop
Students will be given advice on the “best practices” for developing an abstract for presentation at a research conference. Topics include: What reviewers are looking for, how to develop a concise hypothesis/goal, composing the different sections on the abstract, the most effective way to state the conclusions, how to work with results that are not yet complete, and a discussion of authorship. This workshop is designed for students in all years of study who desire to improve the effectiveness of their writing, and is strongly recommended for students preparing an application for the Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium.
Developing and Presenting an Effective Research Poster Workshop
Students will be given advice on the “best practices” for constructing and presenting an effective poster for presentation at a research conference. Topics include: How to begin the process, poster formatting and layout using PowerPoint, constructing effective figures, best practices for presenting the information and interacting with judges.
Crafting and Delivering an Effective Oral Presentation Using PowerPoint
Advice will be shared on the “best practices” for developing and presenting an oral presentation using PowerPoint. Topics include: Developing an effective layout, formatting dos and don’ts, constructing and utilizing effective figures, how to practice the talk, best practices for presenting the information and interacting with the audience.
|Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium Preparation Workshops|
|Tues. Jan. 20||Abstract Workshop||5:00-6:00pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Mon. Jan. 26||Abstract Workshop||4:00-5:00pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Tues. Feb. 24||Abstract Workshop||12:30-1:30pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Thurs. Feb. 26||Abstract Workshop||5:00-6:00pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Fri. March 20||Poster Workshop||12:30-1:30pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Mon. March 30||Poster Workshop||4:00-5:00pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Mon. March 16||Oral Presentation Workshop||12:30-1:30pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Tues. March 31||Oral Presentation Workshop||4:00-5:00pm||LIB210||FULL|
|Wed. April 1||Poster Workshop||2:00-3:00pm||LIB210||FULL|