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Nutritional Sciences Program

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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, as well as network with faculty and professionals in the field.

Assignments

  • All FIRST year students, while required to attend, are not required to present but may give a presentation on their proposed research, if they wish, with advisor approval.
  • When all the titles have been received, the agenda will be completed with individual presentation times. A draft will be sent to you for a final check.

Submission Deadlines & Guidelines for Presenters

  • Presentation titles must be submitted to the Graduate Program Assistant no later than Friday, April 18th.
    • 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 Wednesday, 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 - 1 page long (including title, name, committee).
  • Presentations should be done on PowerPoint--(PC only). Please submit your PowerPoint slides to nutr@uw.edu by Monday, May 12 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.

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