Spring Research Fair kicks off Tuesday

Research Events

Posted March 31, 2017 by Tiffany Lee

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s spring Research Fair begins Tuesday. The fair’s two-day lineup includes a session on using restricted-access federal data, poster sessions that highlight student research and events for graduate students.

The biannual event on April 4-5 is sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development in cooperation with campus partners. Events are held in the Nebraska Union unless otherwise noted. View the Research Fair website for the latest schedule and details. Participants are encouraged to use the hashtag #ResearchFair on social media posts.

Tuesday, April 4

  • “Innovative Research Using Restricted-access Federal Data through the Research Data Center Network” is 9-11 a.m. at the Lied Commons, 301 N. 12th St. In this panel discussion, Nebraska researchers can learn about the range of possibilities for using restricted-access data to enhance their social sciences research and get ideas for collaborating with the Central Plains Federal Statistical Research Data Center. Registration is required.
  • The Undergraduate Student Research Poster Session and Undergraduate Student Creative Exhibition, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Studies in conjunction with the university’s colleges, is 3:30-5 p.m. The poster session is held in the Centennial Room and ballroom, while the creative exhibition is in Colonial Rooms A and B.

Wednesday, April 5

  • A student development workshop, “Preparing National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Applications,” is 9-11 a.m. in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Unity Room. Undergraduates interested in pursuing graduate degrees in STEM fields are encouraged to attend and learn about these opportunities. Registration is required.
  • The Folsom Graduate Awards Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., recognizes recipients of the 2016 Folsom Distinguished Thesis and Dissertation Awards and the Graduate Recognition Awards.
  • The Graduate Student Research and Creative Activities Poster Session, sponsored by ORED and the Office of Graduate Studies, is 3:30-5 p.m. in the Centennial Room and ballroom. Faculty are encouraged to attend in support of their students.