SUMMER RESEARCHERS ACTIVITIES

2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Activities

Summer Research Runs May 16-Aug 1 and varies by program | Summer research program students and NC State University students working on independent research projects may attend the events!

This table will be updated as events for summer 2020 are finalized.

May 27, 2020

Wednesday 1:00-2:30p

Hunt Library Duke Energy

Rooms

Safety Orientation: Ken Kretchman, Director, Environmental Health and Safety

●      Basic safety information for students engaged in research and living on the campus. Specific safety information, if required, for their research and facility to be provided by mentors.

May 27, 2020

Wednesday 2:30-5p

Hunt Library Duke Energy

Rooms

Welcome Reception for Students, Mentors, and Administrators: All students, mentors, and administrators of programs and individual student researchers are invited.

●      Introduction of the summer programs by program directors/representative

●      Ice Breaker Activity

●      Social for students across the various programs to meet each other

June 4, 2020

Thursday 9:30-11:30a

Talley Room 4280

 

Diversity Seminar/Workshop – Session 1: Dr. Jamila Simpson, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Services

Registration Required for this event. Register for Session 1 OR Session 2 The program director will need to sign up their students OR if you are an independent NC State researcher, please contact the OUR at undergraduate-research@ncsu.edu (max 40 this session)

June 4, 2020

Thursday 12:00-2:00p

Talley Room 3210

 

Diversity Seminar/Workshop – Session 2: Dr. Jamila Simpson, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Services

Registration Required for this event – The program director will need to sign up their students OR if you are an independent NC State researcher, please contact the OUR at undergraduate-research@ncsu.edu (max 40 this session)

June 4, 2020

Thursday 2:30-4:30p

Talley Room 3210

 

Diversity Seminar/Workshop – Session 3: Dr. Jamila Simpson, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Services

Registration Required for this event – The program director will need to sign up their students OR if you are an independent NC State researcher, please contact the OUR at undergraduate-research@ncsu.edu (max 40 this session)

June TBD

Tuesday or Thursday

 

Research Ethics Seminar – David Resnik, JC, PhD, Bioethicist and IRB Chair, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

This is a general content area session to cover misconduct (falsification, fabrication, plagiarism), data management, authorship, and mentorship.

●      Programs will need to follow-up with case studies in content areas or review other options for small group case study discussions.

June 23

Tuesday

9:30-10:30m

Location TBD

Funding Graduate School and the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Courtney Hughes, Director of the University Fellowships Office and a panel of NSF GRP recipient graduate students.

●      Students will learn about applying for graduate school and the NSF GF

●      Students will be able to ask the panel questions

June 18, 2020

Thursday

9:30a-12p

Location TBD

Symposium Registration Info and Poster Training Workshop: Dr. Chris Ashwell, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research

●      Students learn how to construct a good poster, do’s and don’ts of good posters and what to expect at the Symposium.

●      Registration site for summer symposium opens at 12p and step by step

registration instructions will be provided during this session

July 16, 2020

Thursday

Noon (12p)

Deadline for student registration and abstract submission for Summer Symposium – Mentors MUST approve the abstract by the deadline in order for students to present and be included in abstract books. http://go.ncsu.edu/symposiumposterprinting

Thursday July 30 2020

TBD

Talley Ballroom – Talley Student Union

NC State Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

●      Student Check In for all posters/presenters – Time TBD

●      Sessions – Two Sessions of Posters ONLY

Session numbers randomly assigned by registration system – unable to accommodate requests for specific session times.