Presentation Opportunities for Students and/or Faculty at National Meetings that Focus on Undergraduate Research
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
Will be held April 11-13, 2013
University of Wisconsin. NCUR brings together undergraduates involved
in scholarly and artistic activities representing a range of
disciplines including creative arts, mathematics,
business, social science, humanities, physcial and life
sciences, natural resources, and engineering, among others.
Participants come from more than 300 colleges and universities
representing almost everystate in the nation.
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The English Department at Winthrop
Will be sponsoring the 8th Annual Undergraduate/Graduate Research Conference on
March 1-2, 2013
. Papers on topics related to British, world, and
American literature; essays on linguistics, literary and
rhetorical theory, and writing pedagogy; and creative fiction
and nonfiction pieces will be presented. Abstracts are
due by TBA
information on previous conferences.
Will be held April 13th-14th
at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. The
BigSURS is modeled after the NCR meeting, but provides a less
expensive alternative to NCUR. The abstract submission
deadline is TBA
. Special funding from
the Vice President of Academic Affairs will be availabe to
support students attending the BigSURS. The submission
information and guidelines can be found on TBA
. More information about student and
faculyt ment5or travel funding for this conference will be
available in the near future.
Posters on the Hill
Spring of 2013 the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
will host its 17th annual undergraduate poster session on
Capitol Hill. This event will help members of Congress
understand the importance of undergraduate research by talking
directly with the students whom these programs impact.
Submissions are due November 1, 2012
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CUR Dialogues 2013
CUR Dialogues 2013 will be held February 21-23, 2013 at the
Hamilton Crowne Plaza in Washington
D.C. (same location as the 2012 meeting) CUR Dialogues is designed to bring faculty and
administrators to Washington, D.C. to interact with federal
agency program officers and other grant funders.
Workshops and Plenary Sessions will:
· tell participants about grant opportunities in research and
education, both new and ongoing;
· assist faculty learn how to find new funding opportunities;
· assist faculty develop grant proposal writing skills.
· meet in small groups and talk with program officers and grants
management officers -- NSF, NIH, NEH, NEA, Dept. of Energy,
Dept. of Ed, and more;
· take the opportunity to communicate
directly with program officers and grants administrators
concerning grant requirements and funders’ priorities;
· share ideas with colleagues.
In addition, CUR Dialogues provides a setting for funders to learn of the interests, needs,
and concerns of researchers and educators relative to funding
opportunities. CUR Dialogues has spawned many ideas for grant
programs, and have helped agencies to refine their program