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Welcome to the Research Days 2021!
Virtual Research Days will be held on Tuesday, April 27th and Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Research Days 2021 Registration will open on February 1, 2021
Digital Poster Presentation
Research Days 2021 Registration will close on March 15, 2021
Research Days 2021 – Schedule of Events
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – Research Days 2021 Website Launched
Presentations by Colleges
Live Zoom Sessions
Presentations by Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Division of Student Success and Retention and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Live Zoom Sessions
Research across “all sites”
(Kean Ocean, WKU and Kean Skylands)
Live Zoom Session
Faculty Oral Presentations
Student Oral Presentations
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Student Poster Presentation Session
(Undergraduate and Graduate)
Digital Poster Exhibition
Poster display with presenter(s)
Posters will be searchable and filterable by College/Department
Students will have the option to link a pre-recorded video file to their poster explaining their research
February 1st - Research Days Registration Opens
March 15 - Research Days Registration Closes
March 22 - Poster file submission deadline
March 29 - Oral presentation file submission deadline
Poster presenters will have the opportunity to present their research and creative work in the Virtual Poster Symposium on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Student presenters will create poster files and will have the option to include an accompanying pre-recorded video. Detailed information on the preparation of Poster files and pre-recorded videos will be shared with presenters in the coming weeks.
This year we have a cap on the number of digital poster file submission. A maximum of 500 posters will be accepted on a first come-first-served basis and displayed on the website. We strongly encourage students to register early and to team up and limit the number of poster file submissions.
Poster File Format: Poster presenters will create poster files that will be uploaded to the event website along with a short video/audio snippet describing the poster and research project (if provided). File formats that will be accepted are PowerPoint (PPT), JPEG, and PDFs. More information regarding dates, uploading instruction, and poster formats will be coming soon.
Oral presenters will have the opportunity to present their research and creative work during Virtual Research Days on Tuesday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Types of Oral Presentations
Pre-recorded 3-minute videos (faculty or students)
Live Presentations (presentation by colleges and non-academic departments)
Oral Presentation Format: Oral presenters will have the option to create/record videos presenting their research projects. Individual or group presenters will be able to use Kean University Zoom account to record their presentations. Presenters will be asked to share the video files in mp4 format with the Research Days team. Additional information/instructions will be provided soon.