Students' Research and Creative Activities Welcomed at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

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photo of dance at NCUR
photo of poster presentation at NCUR

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2017) University of Kentucky undergraduate students participating in scholarly research, including creative activities, are encouraged to submit an abstract to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), scheduled for April 4-7, 2018, at the University of Central Oklahoma.

The NCUR submission deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

NCUR is an annual student conference dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity in all fields of study. The annual conference creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, provides models of exemplary research and scholarship, and helps to improve the state of undergraduate education. Students present their research and creative works in oral, poster or performance/visual arts presentations.

Students apply to NCUR by submitting a 200- to 300-word abstract that clearly states their central research question and/or purpose and describes their work. All student submissions must include a faculty mentor. The UK Office of Undergraduate Research offers support for students to present their research or creative work at NCUR.

Contact the Undergraduate Research office at 859-257-0049 or UGResearch@uky.edu with questions or to request more information. The office has promotional posters available upon request.

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