Research & Scholarship Symposium

Announcing the call for abstracts from students to present at the:

Student Research and Scholarship Symposium

When:  Friday, May 2, 2014:  8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster Presentations, 1:00 p.m. -4 p.m. Oral Presentations

Where:  Harold Alfond Forum, Biddeford Campus  |  Poster Presentations in Alfond Multipurpose Room, First Floor  |  Oral Presentations in Rooms 230/231

Abstract Submission Deadline:  Friday, April 11, 2014

This symposium will highlight student research from the Colleges of Health Professions and Pharmacy, and the School of Community and Population Health. You should use the following link to submit your applications. Please use your UNE ID to log into the form, NOT a Google account.

Abstract Application Submissions

Please share this information with other students in your departments and classes. We strongly encourage your participation as a student presenter and attendee!

The categories of presentation include:

RESEARCH REPORT: Scholarly presentations of primary empirical research, secondary data analysis, or historical research conducted by the author(s). Any established research format, including either experimental or non-experimental designs, may be used (e.g., case studies, clinical trials, descriptive studies, meta-analyses, single-subject designs, qualitative methods, etc.). Abstracts should include: Introduction, Purpose, Methods, Results, Discussion.

SPECIAL INTEREST REPORT: Scholarly presentations of unique and innovative health professions concepts, ideas, devices, technology, methods, products, reviews, or analyses that have been or are in the process of being developed. Ways in which these reports can be expressed include case reports, case studies, policy analyses, systematic reviews, reports of interprofessional programs, reports compiling and analyzing patient or health services outcomes, reports of clinical demonstration projects, reports of community-based interventions, or reports of teaching methods and learning outcomes.

THEORY REPORT: Scholarly presentations of a theory, idea, philosophy, concept, or model that describes a foundation for health professions clinical practice, research or education.

CREATIVE / EXPRESSIVE PRESENTATION: Scholarly presentations of art, film, theatre, or other artistic expression that interpret the human spirit, create and communicate new insights and beauty, or develop and refines methods related to health professions clinical practice, research, or education. These presentations may be conducted as above as a 15-minute platform presentation (with 5 additional minutes for Q & A), or as a poster presentation. Authors should seek to highlight the relevance of the presentation to health professions clinicians, researchers, and/or educators.

All students are encouraged to participate in the symposium by presenting original research, writing or other projects. Oral presentations will be 15 minutes in duration.  All oral presenters should plan to devote 5 additional minutes of their assigned time for audience questions. Poster presenters should plan to stand by their posters for the duration of the assigned poster session to discuss the work. Symposium organizers will schedule time slots for presentations. Co-presentations and panel presentations are entirely acceptable and encouraged.