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Frequently Asked Questions









Do I have to register ahead of time?

  • It is recommended that you register ahead of time so you can be guaranteed conference materials and a name tag. You can register by clicking here



Can I just attend one session or event during the conference?

  • Yes – conference attendees are welcome to join any, or all, parts of the conference!



My research was conducted outside of Hunter.  Can I still present this work at the conference? 

  • Yes – but make sure a Hunter faculty member approves your abstract submission, even if they were not a primary mentor on the project . Faculty can click here to approve a project 



Where is the Undergraduate Research Conference taking place? 

  • The conference will be held in Hunter’s West Building, 3rd floor main and glass cafeterias on April 5-6, 2017 – check back soon for an updated schedule!



Will there be food at the conference?

  • Yes!



What is the cost of the conference?

  • There is no cost, the conference is FREE.



How can I volunteer to help with the conference?



Can I submit more than one abstract? 

  • Yes! In previous years, students have presented both poster and oral presentations during the two days of the conference. Subject to scheduling availability, we will do our best to accommodate multiple student presentations. If you would like to present more than one presentation, please submit separate proposals for each one, and make sure to indicate multiple days/times that you are available to present.


If I have submitted my abstract to another conference, can I submit the same abstract to the UGRC?

  • Yes - the UGRC offers an opportunity to present your work to a new audience and/or adapt work that you have presented elsewhere with updated content or in a different format.



When will students receive notification about their abstract submissions?

  • All students who have submitted abstracts will be notified by early March.



Does Hunter have any resources to help me prepare for my conference presentation?

  • Dr. Derrick Brazill provides a fantastic guide for how students can create powerful and relatable research posters and oral presentations. Click here to see Dr. Brazill's Presentation Tips slides!












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