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April is Research Month at Georgia Southern University

The Office of Research at Georgia Southern University will host a slew of research events this April, which has been dubbed Research Month at the University.

Various research events will take place, including the 16th Annual Research Symposium set for Friday, April 14, at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Research Symposium is a conference style showcase of student undergraduate and graduate research across multiple disciplines. This event includes speakers and poster and presentation sessions from all academic disciplines.

In past years, the Symposium has existed in different forms, showcasing graduate research efforts; in keeping with the Georgia Southern mission as a comprehensive university with a strong presence of undergraduate research and a reach that extends far beyond Statesboro, students from all disciplines and levels to participate in this event.

On Tuesday, April 11, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Intellectual Opportunities (CURIO) will host its symposium in the Carroll Building. The CURIO Symposium provides undergraduate students from all major and minor areas of study in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to present their research. Outstanding presentations, performances, and posters in the humanities, fine arts, and social sciences, as determined by judges, will be recognized at the Symposium with a monetary award and a student profile on the CLASS website.

The College of Undergraduate Research (COUR) Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 13, in the Nessmith-Lane Building Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All undergraduate research students in the College of Science and Mathematics are invited to present their work. Any research project related to independent research, capstone, experiences, independent study courses, course-related research, or internship experiences is appropriate for this event. Registration is free, but each student must submit a Poster Session Registration Form by April 6.

In addition to the COUR Symposium, COSM will host other research activities April 11-14.

The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) will host its Student Research Symposium on Thursday, April 20, in the CEIT Building Atrium from 9-11:30 a.m.The Symposium will showcase undergraduate and graduate student researchers from all disciplines throughout CEIT.

The Spring 2017 Honors Research Symposium will take place on Friday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center Ballroom. The Honors Research Symposium is held annually to showcase research of the honors student community including completed Honors Thesis and Honors Capstone Projects. Graduating seniors present their work during the symposium’s panel sessions, and honors students in their freshman, sophomore and junior years have the opportunity to present research in the poster session.


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