Conferences & Symposia


Harvard College Undergraduate Research Association (HCURA) National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC)

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
January 22-25, 2014

NCRC is an opportunity for undergraduate researchers to share their work at poster sessions and to give plenary speaker presentations while hearing from leaders in various fields of research. Topics in the sciences, humanities, and interdisciplinary fields are all encouraged. For information about our recent conference please see our website at


9th Annual ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference

University of Pittsburgh
April 3 – April 5, 2014

Students in all majors are encouraged to apply to represent the University of Virginia at the annual Atlantic Coast Conference undergraduate research conference. To be considered, please e-mail the following materials to the Center for Undergraduate Excellence,, by noon, February 7th. Your email should include your name, telephone number, and year.

1. Abstract of 250 words or less
2. Resume
3. Specify whether you would like to do a poster or oral presentation
4. Name of one faculty reference
5. Unofficial transcript
For more information on the conference please see:
Presentations of 10 minutes will be scheduled for the week of February 10th.


U.Va. Presidential Research Poster Competition

Rotunda Dome Room, University of Virginia
May 3, 2013

Undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers are invited to participate in the third annual Presidential Research Poster Competition. Applicants are required to follow a poster template available on the above web site and will be notified by April 19 whether their submission is accepted. Winners will receive $500 in travel funds. The deadline for submission is March 18, 2013.