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Nutritional Sciences Program

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Waterfront Activities Center

Student attendance is mandatory.

This symposium is designed as a means for students to obtain experience in organizing and giving a formal presentation in front of a critical audience, something most of you will do many times in your professional careers. This is an excellent time to learn what your fellow students are working on, and network with faculty.


  • First Year MS, MPH, and PhD Students:  Please register for NUTR 500 and plan to attend the full day to receive credit.  An orientation session on the Graduate Student Portfolio that you will be required to submjit in June is held at the end of the day.
  • Second Year and Beyond Students:  Are required to present and remain in attendance for all of the student presentations.  Titles are due April 17th; abstracts are due April 30th; PPT presentations are due by noon on May 11th.  Reminders will be sent prior to each of the due dates.

Submission Deadlines & Guidelines for Presenters

  • Presentation titles must be submitted to the Graduate Student Services Coordinator no later than Friday, April 17th.
    • Please remember to put your name and the names of your committee members on your submission.
    • When all titles have been received, the agenda will be completed and individual presentation times added. A draft will be sent to you for a final check.
  • Abstracts must be submitted no later than Thursday, April 30th.
    • Please remember to put your name and the names of your committee members on your submission.
    • Abstract writing guidelines can be found at this link.
    • Your abstract should be about 1/2 page to 1 page long (including title, name, committee). Please use this template to create your abstract.
  • Presentations should be done on PowerPoint--(PC only). Please submit your PowerPoint slides to nutr@uw.edu by Monday, May 11 at 12:00 noon.
    • The presentations are timed:
      • MS/MPH presentations are 5 minutes, with 5 minutes of questions.
      • PhD presentations are 10 minutes, with 5 minutes of questions.


Please join us for our Winter 2015 seminar series that will examine critical issues in global nutrition, such as malnutrition, hidden hunger, and dual burden of disease, focusing on food justice and the right to food both in Seattle–King County and globally. The seminar is open to all UW faculty, staff, and students. Seminar Schedule



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