Graduate Research Colloquium

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When will the GRC be hosted?

For this Academic Year, the GRC will take place on

February 19th-20th, 2014

MUB Ballroom, 10am-5pm

What is the GRC?

Each spring, GSG sponsors the Graduate Research Colloquium Poster & Presentation Competition. The colloquium is a unique opportunity to share your research with the university community and to gain experience in presenting that research to colleagues.

Who can participate?

The competition is open to all graduate students from all departments and faculties. Students may choose to either present their research in a talk, or create a poster detailing their research. Both posters and presentations are judged by Michigan Tech faculty predefined rubrics. The evaluation sheets will be provided to presenters with their schedule of talk about a month before the colloquium

What are the prizes?

Cash prizes are awarded for first, second, and third place in both the poster and presentation categories:

1st Place — $300
2nd Place — $200
3rd Place — $100

How do I apply?

This year we are using an online abstract submission process. The deadline for submitting a poster or presentation abstract is November 22nd, 2013 at 11:59pm (23:59).

Format your abstract strictly according to the instructions provided in the submission link that will be provided. For more information on submitting a proposal, contact the Academic Chair.

Can I see examples of submissions?

Click here to view the Abstracts of Posters & Presentations in GRC 2012. Here are the pictures and posters from the 2012 Graduate Research Colloquium

What are the Awards?

GSG also annualy presents awards to the Outstanding Student Scholar, Outstanding Student Leader and Graduate Mentor at the Colloquium banquet. For more information regarding the awards and nominations, please visit the Awards page.

What is the GRC banquet?

All presenters, judges, award nominees, nominator and graduate school’s award winners will be invited for the banquet. Staff from Graduate School and E-Board of the Graduate Student Government will also join the banquet