7th Annual Undergraduate Research Day
May 05, 2016
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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2016 Research Day - Call for Abstracts
The Office of Undergraduate Research at York College is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for our 7th Annual Research Day. The conference will take place from 9 to 5pm in the Academic Core building at York College on May 5th, 2016. Research Day is a celebration of undergraduate research and creative scholarship in all disciplines at York College. The conference also offers opportunities for students to connect with potential faculty mentors. Abstract submission is open for reports of original research and creative scholarship as well as classroom projects that engage students in research-like experiences. All submissions require sponsorship by a faculty mentor. Submissions should conform to the Student Guidelines for Oral and Poster Presentations. Accepted abstracts will be published in the York College Undergraduate Research Day Proceedings. Consequently, faculty mentors should be careful to review all submitted work.
- Feb 15th, 2016 – Abstract submission and registration open
- April 1st, 2016 – Abstract and registration submission deadline. Deadlines extended to April 15th.
- May 5th, 2016 – Research Day.
History of the Conference
Every April, York College students engaged in undergraduate research and creative scholarship present their findings through poster and panel presentations. In 2011, the 2nd Annual Student Research Day involved more than 200 participants, including keynote speaker Staceyann Chin, performer and Co-writer of Russel Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, The Other Side Of Paradise. In 2012, the 3rd Annual Student Research Day involved more than 250 students, and featured award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru, author of "Gods Without Men." Participation continued to grow for our 4th Annual Research day, which featured Dr. Partha P. Mitra, Professor of Neuroscience and Theoretical Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Our hallmark 5th year featured Pulizter Prize winning author Charles Duhigg and former Provost of York College, Ivelaw Griffith. The 6th year featured science evangelist and author Dr. Ainissa Ramirez and honoree Dr. Beth Rosenthal.