The Inaugural FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference
UPDATE: Thank you for your interest in the FIU McNair Research Conference. To accommodate a greater number of participants, and in support of other McNair events taking place this fall, we have chosen to postpone the FIU conference. Please check back shortly for our 2014 dates and further details. We look forward to your joining us.
The McNair Scholars Research Conference brings together current McNair Scholars and other students, both undergraduates and graduates, to actively share their research with an interdisciplinary audience. Work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and related sciences will be presented as posters and/or orally. Keynote speakers will address the challenges and rewards of earning advanced degrees, and graduate program recruiters will offer advice and information during the graduate school fair.
Who should attend?
Undergraduate and graduate students involved in high-quality research, under the guidance of faculty, in STEM and related fields
The conference will give student attendees:
- Experience in presenting their research to an interdisciplinary audience
- A forum for receiving valuable feedback and productive critiques of their research and presentations
- Exposure to the research work of other students
- Opportunities to network with professors and others working in STEM and related fields
- Motivational and informational talks on the graduate admissions process and requirements
- Access to a graduate school recruitment fair to learn about master’s and Ph.D. programs at several universities
Florida International University
A member of the State University System of Florida, FIU is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida.
Questions? Contact the FIU McNair Office at (305) 348-2446 or McNair@fiu.edu.