Abstracts

CALL for ABSTRACTS

 for the

2018 Graduate Student Research Conference

Theme: Imagine: Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities

Date: Fri., Oct. 12 and Sat., Oct. 12, 2018

 

Paper Presentations (virtual): 10 minute presentation, followed by a 5 minute question period. 

Poster Presentations  virtual): Each presenter is to be available when scheduled to discuss his/her poster with conference participants. Posters will be presented virtually.

 

Formats for your Abstract Submission

Please follow the usual conventions of your discipline. For example, some disciplines generally require abstracts to be organized with headings, whereas other disciplines do not. If you are uncertain of the norms within your discipline, ask one of your supervisors or inquire with the conference organizers prior to submitting your abstract. Select one of the formats depending upon the type of project you are describing in your abstract

  • Literature Review or Term Paper abstracts must address the following details:
    1. Title
    2. Rationale/Background
    3. Purpose
    4. Type of Literature Review
    5. Results
    6. Implications 
  • Primary Research abstracts must include the following details:
    1. Title
    2. Rationale/Background
    3. Research Questions
    4. Methodology
    5. Results/Findings
    6. Implications

                  Please indicate if the research is in progress.

  • Video/media project abstracts must include the following details:
    1. Title
    2. Rationale/Background
    3. Target audience
    4. Length of presentation
    5. Additional Audio/visual requirements (if any)

                  Please indicate if the project is in progress. 

  • Program and project initiative abstracts must include the following details:
    1. Title
    2. Rationale/Background
    3. Purpose
    4. Method of implementation
    5. Results
    6. Implications

                  Please indicate if the project is in progress.

 

 

  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed by a committee and submitters will be notified.
  • You may be asked to revise your abstract. If so, you must complete the revisions before the abstract will be accepted.
  • Presenters must register for the 2018 conference. If you do not register your abstract will not be included in the schedule.