Graduate Student Research Symposium 2017
About
Call for Abstracts
Symposium Format
Talk Formats
Prizes
Winners
Past Winners
Volunteers
Contact/Feedback
About
GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017, 12 pm - 6 pm in (TBA)

The 21st annual research symposium will provide Tufts graduate students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills as they deliver presentations on their research to a general audience. The most effective communicators will win prizes, and all presenters will receive feedback from a panel of judges.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alisha Rankin Dr Alisha Rankin
Alisha Rankin is an Associate Professor of History specializing in early modern European history, the history of science and medicine, and women's history.

2017 Symposium Event Page

2017 Official Program





Schedule of events
11:00am-12:00pm Reception Granoff Lobby
12:00pm-1:30pm Sessions A and B (15-min talks) Granoff 271 (A) and 251 (B)
1:30pm-1:45pm Coffee Break 1 Granoff Lobby
1:45pm-3:15pm Sessions C and D (15-min talks) Granoff 271 (C) and 251 (D)
3:15pm-3:30pm Coffee Break 2 Alumnae Lounge
3:30pm-4:15pm Session E (5-min talks) Granoff 155
4:15pm-5:00pm Keynote Address: Dr. Alisha Rankin Granoff 155
5:00pm-5:45pm Poster Session Alumnae Lounge
5:00pm-6:00pm Reception Alumnae Lounge
Call for Abstracts
The 21st Annual GSC Graduate Research Symposium for 2016 call for abstracts opens on January 19th. Be sure to check back here then!

Please contact Fanny Frausto and Brenna Gormally at gsc-academic@tufts.edu with any questions regarding abstract submission or registration.

Symposium Format
You may propose to present your research in one of three formats:
1) 15-minute presentation
2) 5-minute presentation
3) Poster Presentation

Talk Formats
1) 15-minute Presentation: This is the format of a standard conference talk (innovation and creativity invited). Students should assume that they have a 15 minute slot and be prepared to leave room for questions at the end. Preparing a 12 minute talk with 3 minutes for questions is recommended.

Call for Abstracts
The 21st Annual GSC Graduate Research Symposium for 2016 call for abstracts opens on January 19th. Be sure to check back here then!

Please contact Fanny Frausto and Brenna Gormally at gsc-academic@tufts.edu with any questions regarding abstract submission or registration.

Symposium Format
You may propose to present your research in one of three formats:
1) 15-minute presentation
2) 5-minute presentation
3) Poster Presentation

Talk Formats
1) 15-minute Presentation: This is the format of a standard conference talk (innovation and creativity invited). Students should assume that they have a 15 minute slot and be prepared to leave room for questions at the end. Preparing a 12 minute talk with 3 minutes for questions is recommended.

2) 5-minute Presentation: This should be an Ignite-style talk. Students will be challenged to communicate the significance of their research confidently and concisely. Time for questions will follow the 5 minute talk slot.

3) Poster Presentation: This format gives students the opportunity to present their work concisely in a visual fashion. Posters will be hung at the beginning of the event and there will be a poster session with refreshments before the keynote speech. Please limit the size of your posters to 4 x 6 ft or less.

Prizes
Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in the 15 minute and 5 minute talks, as well as the 1st place poster.

Call for Judges
The top students in each category will win prizes for their presentations. We are currently looking for faculty, post docs, and Alumni to serve as judges for one or more sessions. If you are interested, or know someone who may be, please contact Brenna Gormally and Fanny Frausto (gsc-academic@tufts.edu).

Winners
Winners for the 21st Graduate Research Symposium will be announced following the event.

Past Winners


2016

15-Minute Presentations
1st: Charles van Reese (Biology)
2nd: Eric Scott (Biology)
3rd: Long Bao (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Honorable Mentions: Simran Kaushal (Biology), Meenal Datta (Chemical and Biological Engineering), Kerrlene Wills (International Relations)

3-Minute Presentations
1st: Vasanth Sarathy (Computer Science)
2nd: Esther Miller (Biology)
3rd: Agustin Botteron (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Honorable Mentions: Robert Burns (Biology), Aleksandra Kaszowska (Psychology)

Poster Presentations
1st: Rachael Bonoan (Biology)
2nd: Tom Williams (Computer Science)
3rd: Melissa Cruz (PREP)
Honorable Mentions: Helen Pu (Psychology/Joint CogSci)



2015

10-Minute Presentations
Anthony D'Angelo
Wenfeng Qiu

3-Minute Presentations
Laura Corlin
Emily Nicotera

Poster Presentations
Tom Williams



2014Poster Session

10-Minute Presentations
Prity Bengani
Aaron Gardony

3-Minute Presentations
Matthew Dicintio
Felicia Lucci

Poster Presentations
Michael Vanelzakker
Volunteers
Daniel Dennett Thanks to those who have already volunteered!
If you are interested in serving as proposal reviewers or event volunteers or if you are interested in live tweeting one or more of the sessions, please contact Fanny Frausto and Brenna Gormally (gsc-academic@tufts.edu)
Contact/Feedback
Please contact Brenna Gormally and Fanny Frausto at gsc-academic@tufts.edu

 




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