September 18, 2020

Virtual Presentation Opportunities for Undergraduate Researchers

Fall 202O


What? Nationwide celebration of UG research hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

When? November 12, 2020 | Noon to 5 PM (ET)

Where? Twitter

Things to keep in mind: CUR is calling on all students to showcase their research and their experiences this summer through video clips, posters, posts etc on Twitter using the hashtag #URExchange.    

How can I participate? Students, mentors, undergraduate research advocates, institutions: all can participate. Check out the  How to Participate: Which Role Will You Play? guide to see how you can join in on November 12!


Fall 2020 Virtual EXL Undergraduate Research Symposium

What? Opportunity for Trinity University summer researchers to showcase their hard work, dedication, and undergraduate research experiences

When? November 12, 2020 (asynchronous)

Where? Website with pre-recorded poster, video presentations, exhibits, and other research outcomes 

Things to keep in mind: All students who conducted research this summer are invited to participate, even if they have presented their research at the Summer Symposium.  Submissions will be added to a brand-new website, along with short faculty and alumni videos about mentoring at Trinity.

How can I participate? If you have not already spoken with your mentor about this event, please reach out and let them know you’d like to participate, or email Experiential Learning at  Presentations (posters, pre-recorded presentations, videos, websites, virtual exhibits, etc) must be submitted to by November 5, 2020 so they can be added to the forthcoming Symposium website.


Spring 2021

NCUR @Home 2021

What? National Conference for Undergraduate Research where you get to present your research to undergraduate students and faculty from around the country. Largest conference of its kind!

When? April 12-14, 2021

Where? Virtual conference with options for posters, oral presentations, art displays and performing arts

Things to keep in mind: This is a great opportunity to attend and present (albeit virtually) to undergraduate students and faculty at a national conference. Bookmark the NCUR 2021 page or sign up here for CUR student program emails to find out more details as they are being released over the next weeks. 


Abstract submissions deadline: December 1,  2020


Submission Instructions 


Posters On The Hill

What?  An undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill, where members of Congress and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research through talking directly with the student researchers involved in these programs.

When? April 2021

Where? Twitter

Things to keep in mind: This event was held very successfully in April 2020 on Twitter. You can search #POH2020 to see the 2020 posters and discussions.  Bookmark the POH page to find out more and how to apply for 2021.