2019 Symposium

Dear Members of the UCI Community:

You are cordially invited to join us at the Twenty-Sixth Annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the UCI Student Center. This year’s theme, “Undergraduate Research: Remembering & Predicting,” symbolizes the importance of past accomplishments in guiding future discoveries. We are pleased to announce that this year’s Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Marcelo A. Wood, Professor and Chair of Neurobiology & Behavior.

This stimulating day-long event promises to be exciting and educational. Oral panel sessions and poster presentations will allow undergraduates from all disciplines to present their research, address questions, and engage in discussions with other students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. At lunch, we present an exciting collection of dance performances. A highlight of the day will be the presentation of the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research to outstanding faculty and students.

Your participation is a significant element in the success of this Symposium. It will directly support a community committed to the discovery and communication of knowledge. We hope you will be able to join us for all or part of the day's schedule:

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Oral Presentations - Session I
10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Lunch/Dance Performance
1:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Poster Session
3:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Oral Presentations - Session II

If you have any questions concerning the Symposium please feel free to contact us at the:

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Student Services II, Suite 2100
Phone: 824-4189; Fax: 824-1607
E-mail: urop@uci.edu 

To plan your day, feel free to browse through the Symposium Program, or a list of presentations by school, available on the UROP Web site (http://www.urop.uci.edu/symposium.html). 

In order for us to make the proper arrangements and include you as UROP Guests, please RSVP by Wednesday, May 15, by clicking on this link:

We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium!


Said M. Shokair
Director, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

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The 2019 UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Saturday, May 18 in the UCI Student Center. In addition to the poster and oral presentations, presenters can enjoy dance and music performances and listen to the keynote speaker. To participate, complete the Presentation & Abstract Submission Form. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, April 22, 2019.

Letter to UCI Students

Letter to UCI Faculty

Letter to the UCI Community

Presentation & Abstract Submission

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   Abstract Guidelines & Samples

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Presentation Guidelines (PDF)

Symposium Schedule

Symposium Workshops & Deadlines

Symposium Program

   Chancellor's Awards

   Participants by School


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