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Abstracts Guidelines

Call for Papers

The symposium is aimed at both graduate and undergraduate students at North Carolina Central University who engage in research. It will provide a venue for them to communicate their research findings to a professional audience.
Students participating in the Symposium will gain experience in the following areas:

  • In the preparation and submission of abstracts to a conference.
  • With the process of professional review of scholarly works on their oral and poster presentations; faculty judging will take place in the symposium.
  • In attending a professional conference and hear from notable professional figures through the plenary speakers and professional development sessions.

Email: NCCUAnnualResearchSymposium@nccu.edu

Organized by the School of Graduate Studies.

Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:59PM Eastern Time

Guidelines for Submitting Abstracts for Paper and Poster Presentations:

Abstracts should be 250 words or less, typed, and single-spaced with 12-point font using Times New Roman.

The abstract should be organized as follows:

Title of Study/Research Project; Name(s) of Author(s); Name(s) of Research Advisor(s); Author’s Academic Department; Author’s College or University; Purpose/Problem Statement; Methods/Procedures/Approach; Results/Findings/Product; and Conclusion/Implications.

Abstracts should be error free. Selected abstracts will appear in the program booklet as submitted and will not be revised.

Abstracts should include the following information at the bottom of the page:

  • Names, email addresses and telephone numbers for author(s) and research advisor(s)
  • Academic classification (undergraduate or graduate student)
  • Presentation formation (poster or oral paper presentation)

Note: Submission of an abstract implies commitment to present your research at the 2014 Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium.   Once your abstract is accepted, you are expected to attend and present.  If you have any questions, please submit them

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