William and Mary Symposium

We’ve just received details about the William and Mary Graduate Research Symposium. It’s a wonderful opportunity for graduate students in the arts and sciences to present their research, and to discuss other graduate students’ work from around the region. Plus, papers will be considered for cash awards. Here are the details:

March 26-27, 2010wmlogo
The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Association of The College of William and Mary invites all graduate students in the fields of Arts & Sciences to submit abstracts for the Ninth Annual Graduate Research Symposium (GRS), to be held March 26 & 27, 2010 at the Sadler Center.  The broadly themed conference is designed to bring together graduate students from differing areas of study and from all stages of the degree process.  The congenial setting and professionally-oriented environment provides an opportunity for students to explain and discuss their research, while fostering community relationships across discipline boundaries.

All accepted William & Mary Arts & Sciences and visiting presenters are eligible to submit a 10 – 12 page paper for award consideration (over $4600 in cash prize awards anticipated)!  Please go to the Awards page for details.

Please note that all research presented at the GRS must have received prior approval from all co-authors and the appropriate Institutional Compliance Committees.  Each graduate student may submit only ONE abstract of no more than 1,700 characters including spaces (approximately 250 words), in one of the following categories:

1)  Natural & Computational Sciences Talk:  Twelve minute talks with three minutes for questions
(Typical Disciplines: Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, & Physics)
2)  Humanities & Social Sciences Talk:  Sixteen minute talks with four minutes for questions
(Typical Disciplines: American Studies, Anthropology, History, Psychology, & Public Policy)
3)  Poster Presentation:  One hour long poster session
(All Disciplines)

First Call for Abstracts:  October 5, 2009
Second Call for Abstracts:  November 2, 2009
Last Call for Abstracts:  November 27, 2009

Abstract Submission Deadline:  December 4, 2009  11:59 pm E.S.T.

Abstract Acceptance/Rejection Notification:  January 11, 2010

For more information or to submit abstracts, visit http://web.wm.edu/grs/.

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2010 GIS Conference

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