Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC)
NEW! FURC 2021 Information Session
Join Team #FURC2021 for an information
session on the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference, a multidisciplinary
conference open to undergraduates across the state of Florida! This
information session is for both students and staff and will be held November
12th at 4pm. This is a great chance to address any questions you
have about the conference itself or the abstract submission process!
attend this virtual information session. You can also view the event on social media via the FB Event. Questions? Email FURC2021@fsu.edu.
NEW! Call for Workshop Proposals
The 2021 Florida Undergraduate Research
Conference (FURC) organizers invite faculty and staff to submit abstracts for
workshop presentations during the event on Friday, February 26 (3:30-4:15 p.m.) or
Saturday, February 27 (10:15-11 a.m.). Workshop presentations are 45 minutes long, and
in the past have covered topics such as graduate school application tips, how
to get more out of your research, funding/applying for fellowships, and more.
Other areas of interest include conducting research during COVID, self-care
during quarantine, and leveraging your research experience on your resume. We
are open to other applicable topics of your choosing, though we encourage
proposals that are applicable to students from all majors. There will be two
workshop sessions and workshops may run once or twice based on the number of
Submit your Workshop Proposal by December 11th. Have any questions? Email
FURC 2021: February 26 and 27, 2021
The Florida Undergraduate Research Association (FURA) and Florida State University (FSU) are excited to announce the Virtual 2021 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC 2021)!
FURC is one of the nation's largest multidisciplinary research conferences, open to all undergraduates in the State of Florida who want to present their research in poster format. In addition to providing student researchers relevant conference presentation experience, FURC offers superb opportunities to network with fellow researchers and graduate programs across the country, as well as workshops and other professional development experiences. For FURC 2021, FURA and FSU conference organizers will use the virtual conference management application, Whova, which promises an informative, engaging, and immersive undergraduate research experience.
For more information about procedures and deadlines, see the FURC 2021 Information Page. The FURC 2021 website addresses Frequently Asked Questions, but if you have additional questions, please email FURC2021@fsu.edu.
Important dates and deadlines
Friday, December 11, 2020: abstract submission deadline
Tuesday, January 19, 2021: abstract acceptance notification
Monday, February 1, 2021: registration deadline (for presenters paying for themselves and for presenters and attendees whose institutions will pay)
Monday, February 1, 2021: deadline to inform the UNF OUR of your intention to present as first author at FURC 2021 (see next section below)
Monday, February 8, 2021: payment deadline (for all presenters and group payments)
Sunday, February 21, 2021 at midnight: presenter profile set-up on Whova
Monday, February 22, 2021: final deadline to pay via Eventbrite as an attendee
Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27, 2021: FURC 2021
UNF first author presenters at FURC 2021
The UNF Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is pleased to pay the registration fee for each first author presenter at FURC 2021. You must submit your intention to present no later than Monday, February 1, 2021.