Undergraduate Colloquium 2013
National Undergraduate Research Week
- Tuesday, April 16, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
- Application deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013
Resources & Information2013 Colloquium Brochure
Apply via the Moodle colloquium page
Scholarship Contest Rules
Saint Joseph's College invites undergraduates to present their research at the 10th annual Undergraduate Research Colloquium. The conference will take place on campus Tuesday, April 16.
The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for undergraduates from departments across campus to discuss their work with interested students and faculty. The research to be presented may include completed studies or works in progress. Students participate by making either an oral presentation or a poster session presentation. Each student has a designated faculty sponsor.
Oral presentations will be scheduled every 15 minutes, with approximately 10 minutes allotted for the presentation plus 2-3 minutes for questions from the audience. While one speaker per oral presentation is desirable, multiple speakers may be allowed in special cases. Oral presentations will occur between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.
Poster session presentations can include art displays or interactive demonstrations as well as poster representations of research. The poster session will run from 11:30 to 1:00 pm with presenters encouraged to attend as long as possible. Posters will remain on display until 4:00 pm.
Students who wish to present at this year's conference should fill out a colloquium abstract submission form (see below) with a full abstract (maximum of 250 words) which describes the basic purposes, methods and results (or anticipated results for work in progress) of the project and a brief abstract (maximum 35 words) that briefly describes the project. The application deadline is March 8.
Examples of Previous Oral Presentation Titles:
- Mater Dei: A Theological Look into the Role of Mary Since the Second Vatican Council
- Coal as the Energy Source at SJC
- Feminism: A Critical View of Twilight
- End of the year Creative Writing Public Readings
- Developmental Effects of Bullying
- Glyphomate41 and Its Effects on Tadpoles
- Social Networking Services
- Reading Strategies and Action Research
- Warning, Standby, Go!: The Role of a Stage Manager
Examples of Previous Poster Presentation Titles:
- A Focus on Life Science in 4th Grade
- Extraction of Capsaicum Using Everclear
- The Heredity of the Rare Ginger Gene
- Balances in the High School Chemistry Classroom
- A Study of Abraham Lincoln's Genetic Disorder: Spinocerebellar Ataxia
- Experimental Psychology
- Athletes Versus Non-Athletes: Perceptions of Body Image
- SJC Sustainability COAL-ition
- Does Music Inhibit Memory Recall?
- Green Tanning
The Scholarship Competition is being sponsored through a generous donation by NIPSCO.