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2015 Call for Student Research Posters

JCSU Student Researchers! The Smith Institute for Applied Research requests submissions for the Fall 2015 Research Showcase to be held November 5-6, 2015 at Johnson C. Smith University. JCSU students engaged in research may submit proposals to have a poster highlighting their research included in the showcase. Posters will be displayed during the Research Showcase at lunch in Grimes Lounge both days, and selected poster presenters must be present to answer questions about their research for attendees.

> What is the timeline/process?

08-06-15 Proposal Submission Opens

09-21-15 Proposal Submission Deadline

10-16-15 Notification of accepted proposals

10-17-15 Students work with faculty mentor to develop poster if not already complete

11-05-15 Students bring final poster at 10:00am to Grimes Lounge for set-up

> Who is eligible to participate?

Any JCSU student engaged in research

> What do I need to include in the proposal submission?

Your name, year, major, and faculty/staff supervisor for the research and a draft of the poster content in a single Word document. Please include graphs, images, or tables. (Max 2 pages)

> How do I submit my proposal?

Email your Word document to sminslow@jcsu.edu and ttaylor@jcsu.edu with “POSTER PROPOSAL” in the Subject Line.

> When is the deadline for poster proposal submissions?

Monday, September 21st at 5pm

> What does a poster look like?

It depends on your discipline and the type of information you want to share with others. Most research posters include at least an overview, methodology, results, and discussion of the results. Here are a few examples to guide you: Sample Research Poster 1   Sample Research Poster 2   08-06-15-Poster-Example-2 Also, checkout NC State’s website: Creating Effective Poster Presentations OTHER LINKS: http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/ugr/poster http://poly.libguides.com/posters http://xrds.acm.org/resources/how‐to‐write‐research‐poster.cfm

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