UF Diversity Graduate Research Symposium Slated for October 31, 2018

Release Date: August 01 2018

University of Florida graduate students will showcase the quality and diversity of their research at the second annual UF Diversity Graduate Research Symposium, slated for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the Grand Ballroom of Reitz Union on the UF campus.

Hosted by the UF Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO) with the UF College of Medicine Diversity Committee, the event will feature oral and poster presentations across all disciplines (biological sciences, computer sciences, engineering, humanities, mathematics, physical sciences, and social sciences), along with keynote speaker Dr. Madhukar Thakur, to highlight the importance of diversity in graduate research.

The symposium is open to everyone who registers. Post-doctoral trainees and faculty will judge presentations, with prizes going to presentation winners. There will also be a raffle for attendees and free food.

UF graduate students are invited to register for free and submit abstracts (no more than 3,000 characters, about 500 words) by Friday, September 28, 2018, via this online link: Registration Link