Welcome to the Fourth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference!

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Friday 16th March 2018, 10.00am-2.00pm

Lower Aula, Quadrangle, NUI Galway

Apply now to share your work & build your skills!

Have a listen to the 2017 Conference Video & learn more!

Abstract Applications Now Open!

Apply now to Speak

Apply to present by the deadline: Monday 12th March 2018

Any questions or concerns please contact us at undergradconference@nuigalway.ie

All applicants recieve feedback on their abstract application and there is a dedicated FAQ page to help answer any questions you may have. 

Photo Reel

Can you see yourself? Have a look at the 2016 Conference photos:

Brain Café: NUI Galway Second Annual Undergrad Research Conference

About the Undergraduate Research Conference

Conference Objectives

The NUI Galway undergraduate research conference seeks to:

  1. Engage students and staff in a collaborative multidisciplinary research environment nurturing vital research skills in presentation, communication and dissemination
  2. Strengthen student research in a safe, supportive environment that will provide avenues for feedback to students on their research as well as boost confidence in ability to carry out rigorous research
  3. Enable student research voice 

Conference Target Audience

This conference will appeal to a number of audiences including but not limited to:

All undergraduates will be invited to volunteer to support the conference, register to attend the conference, and/or present at the conference:

  1. Class reps and convenors
  2. Final year projects
  3. Multi-disciplinary Staff interested in supporting a shared academic community
  4. Local secondary school students
  5. The general public and surrounding communities

Rationale: Why an undergraduate research conference?

At NUI Galway we want:

  1. the best research
  2. to retain our undergraduates as postgraduates
  3. to celebrate student and staff collaboration 
  4. an environment that builds students skills and experiences 
  5. something new and novel on the Irish higher education landscape 
  6. to embrace engagement and democracy
  7. to model a rigorous, shared academic environment and community

2016 Conference Video

2015 Conference Video

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