Abstracts should include sufficient information so that those outside your program or not attending the event can understand the nature and significance of your research and the results and progress to date.
Abstracts MUST be submitted electronically by the specified deadline. Abstracts should include the following components:
- A brief introduction - importance of work
- The most important findings/conclusions to date
Within the abstract form, please fill in the following information:
- Abstract title
- All authors (with the presenter’s name first)
- The name of your advisor(s) or PI (please indicate if they are in another program or college)
Please consider the following for the abstract submissions:
- Abstracts submitted by fax or by email will not be accepted.
- Abstracts received after the deadline will not be published in the event's program.
- An abstract should contain a maximum of 200 words. Tables and/or pictures should not be included.
- Please refrain from using abbreviations and technical jargon.
- At least two authors must be listed including the presenting author (first) followed by any coauthors or collaborators and the research advisor (last).
- All accepted abstracts will be printed in the event's program and be available online to the public.
Please use the following links for help in writing your abstract:
- University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium Abstract Writing Workshop Webcast
- University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium Abstract Writing Workshop Slides
- How to Write an Abstract – UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Poster Competition
- Indiana University - Writing an Abstract
- NC State – An Effective Abstract
Please upload your poster in PDF format. The maximum size for the poster upload is 5 MB.
Please use the following links for help in creating your poster:
- University of Washington – A Quick Poster Checklist
- University of Washington – The Basics of Poster Design
- University of Washington – Poster Design: The Basics
- University of North Carolina – Poster and Presentation Resources
- NC State – Creating Effective Poster Presentations
- Link to Clemson Logos/Branding for Posters
Please use the following links for help in printing your poster on the plotters at CCIT in the library: