Midstates: Undergraduate Research Symposia

2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Chicago, November 2-3, 2018

The Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Biological Sciences and Psychology will be Friday-Saturday November 2-3 at the University of Chicago. The purpose of the Symposium is to provide undergraduates from the areas of biology and psychology with a venue to present their research projects and results to peers and faculty in a professional setting outside of their home institution.  Students are welcome to present on subjects ranging from ecology, environmental science, zoology, biochemistry, medicine, molecular biology, behavioral and cognitive science, pharmacology, neuroscience, and other fields relating to biology and/or psychology.  This conference is open only to students and faculty from colleges and universities that are members of the Midstates Consortium for Math and Science. Costs for participants including transportation, lodging, and meals will be covered by the Consortium.

2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Physical Sciences, Math, and Computer Science, Washington University in St. Louis, November 9-10, 2018

The Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science will be Friday-Saturday November 9-10, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis. The purpose of the Symposium is to provide undergraduates from the physical sciences, math, and computer science fields with a venue to present their research projects and results to peers and faculty in a professional setting outside of their home institution.  Students are welcome to present on topics including computer science, engineering, environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, geology, astronomy and other physical science and/or math-related disciplines. This conference is open only to students and faculty from colleges and universities that are members of the Midstates Consortium for Math and Science. Costs for participants including transportation, lodging, and meals will be covered by the Consortium.

Application Information

2018 Midstates Undergraduate Research Symposium Application Timeline

  • August 27, 2018 Online Application and Abstract Submission opens 
  • Sept. 26, 2018 Abstract Submission & Application Deadline, both meetings 
  • Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2018 Review of Submissions
  • Oct. 4, 2018 Notification of Decision on Abstracts, Lodging & Travel
  • Nov 2-3, 2018 Biological Sciences Symposium - University of Chicago
  • Nov 9-10, 2018 Physical Sciences Symposium - Washington University St. Louis

The application forms, additional meeting information, and conference contacts can be found on the conference links above. You can also contact CCRF at ccrf-research@uchicago.edu for assistance.