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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! 

 

Register to 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 proposals received.

 

Submit your Workshop Proposal by December 11th. Have any questions? Email FURC2021@fsu.edu. 

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.

 

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