Undergraduate Research Conference

April 14, 2021 Havener Center

The Missouri University of Science and Technology emphasizes the participation of undergraduates in research through a number of means, including an annual undergraduate research conference. This event provides an opportunity for Missouri S&T undergraduates to showcase their research efforts to the campus community and to the public.  All Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the Conference.

  • 2022 Event
  • Registration
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Judging Criteria
  • Research Support
  • 2022 Posters & Papers
  • Previous Conferences
  • Scholars Mine

2022 Event

Agenda 

Keynote Luncheon Speaker - Dr. Larry Gragg

 

Registration

Read Instructions Below Carefully - Only one entry per student will be accepted (no Exceptions allowed)

Registration Is Closed and will OPEN Spring Semester 2022

Registration Instructions: 

  1. There are 3 sections to fill out in this form
  2. You will be able to click the back arrow in the form to make corrections
  3. After you submit the registration there will be a summary of your responses available for download

Group Projects:

  1. Only one student needs to register for a group project
  2. Make sure you add all your team members information
  3. Only 4 students are allowed per project
  4. All team members must fill out their own abstract

IMPORTANT: If this is a group project, only the student who submits the registration will receive the email conformation.  It will be the responsibility of this student to forward the email confirmation with instructions to each of the additional students in their group in order for everyone in the group to complete their registration by the required deadline.  


EACH SESSION WILL BE DIVIDED INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES 

4 separate Categories
Posters & Oral Sessions
You will need to print your poster

1 Category
Research Proposals Posters

1. Arts & Humanities
Art's Languages & Philosophy
English  & Technical Communications
History & Political Science
2. Sciences
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Mathematics & Statistics
Physics
3. Social Sciences
Business & Information Technology
Economics
Psychological Science
Teacher Education & Certification
4. Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
Geosciences & Geological & Petroleum Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mining & Explosives Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Art's, Languages & Philosophy
Biological Sciences
Business & Information Technology
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Economics
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
English & Technical Communication
Geosciences & Geological & Petroleum Engineering
History & Political Science
Materials Science & Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Mining & Explosives Engineering
Nuclear Engineering 
Physics
Psychological Science
Teacher Education & Certification

Awards Ceremony

There will be a reception with refreshments following the presentations at 3:00pm.  The Awards Ceremony will be held at 4:00pm.

First ($500), second ($250) and third ($100) place prizes may be awarded in each category 

*Please note that judges do not have to award all 3 places in each research category

Judging Criteria

Oral
Poster
Research Proposal
*Missouri S&T faculty will serve as judges for this event

*Please note that judges do not have to award all 3 places in each research category 

Research Support

The Writing Center is a tremendous source for feedback and assistance for your research proposals and presentations. The Writing Center can help you with your speech and poster at any stage of your process: brainstorming to polishing and more. Please visit their website for more information: https://writingcenter.mst.edu/  You can also email them at writing@mst.edu.

The OURE program encourages students to seek research support at the Curtis Laws Wilson Library (https://library.mst.edu/). Research librarians are available to help applicants conduct research in any subject area. Please schedule an appointment at https://library.mst.edu/forms/researchassistancerequestform/.

2022 Posters & Papers

coming soon

Previous Conferences

2021 - virtual event
Abstract Book - Winners - Oral Sessions - Poster Sessions

2020 - canceled due to Covid-19

2019
Abstract Book - Winners

2018
Abstract Book - Winners

2017
Abstract Book - Winners

2016
Abstract Book - Winners

2015
Abstract Book - Winners

2014
Abstract Book - Winners

2013
Abstract Book - Winners

2012
Abstract Book - Winners

2011
Abstract Book - Winners

2010
Abstract Book - Winners

2009
Abstract Book - Winners

2008 
Abstract Book - Winners

2007 Winners

2006 Winners

Scholars Mine

The Scholars' Mine is an online collection of scholarly and creative works produced by the faculty, staff, and students of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  This digital repository is a service of Missouri S&T Library and Learning Resources.

UGRC Scholars' Mine

Library & Learning Resources Scholars' Mine

Abstract - Due March 10, 2021

 All students must submit their own abstract

  • All participants must include a descriptive abstract to complete their conference registration
  • Abstract must be submitted no later than March 10, 2021 to ugrc@mst.edu

    Any modifications to the abstract form format will result in immediate disqualification

 

Oral Presentation Requirements

  • Submit your abstract to complete the conference registration due March 10
  • Research Paper due April 1
  • Each student will have a 15 minute time slot
    ~ Students are limited to 10 minutes for their oral presentations
    ~ 5 minutes for questions and discussion
    ~ The remaining time will be available for wrap-up and transition
     ~Audio-visual equipment (including microphone and projector available)
  • Research papers must be titled using the student’s last name and first initial
    (Example: MinerJ-Paper.pdf)
    Please note: Not all awards will be made in each research category

Poster Presentation Requirements

  • Submit your abstract to complete the conference registration due March 10
  • Photo of poster in pdf format due April 12
  • Present a poster at the research conference
    ~ Must present at location of their poster during assigned time period
    ~ During this time students are required:
          *To give a brief presentation on their research
          *Answer questions from the judges and conference attendees
  • Poster Sample
  • Research Poster Templates
    Please note: Not all awards will be made in each research category