The Office of Student Research (OSR) is pleased to invite undergraduate students from all disciplines to submit proposals for Spring Presentation of Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at Longwood University, which will take place April 26, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SPUR all students the opportunity to publically share inquiry-based works-in-progress as well as completed research projects.
SPUR is an all-oral presentation event with two ways for students to participate:
- Sponsored Panel: Faculty organize a student panel (with 3 student participants) featuring oral presentations to be given on student research day. All student participants on accepted Sponsored Panels will receive a free SPUR t-shirt, and faculty sponsors will receive a gift as well.
- Video Presentation: Students (individuals, co-presenters or group presenters (3 maximum)) create video presentations that will be made available to the public via OSR’s YouTube channel during student research day. Students submitting the first 25 approved proposals will receive a free SPUR t-shirt.
Abstract Deadline: March 31, 2017
Video Presentation Deadline: April 14 2017 (additional information coming soon!)
2017 SPUR Call for Proposals
Panel Proposal Application
Video Proposal Application
TOP THREE REASONS TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR SPUR
- SPUR is for everyone!
Students from all disciplines can participate. They may submit a proposal based on works-in-progress, course assignments, completed research projects, even posters for other research events.
- SPUR is fun!
Presenters as well as attendees can earn points and win the SPUR SwagBag, which includes a SPUR T-shirt, hat, water bottle, tablet holder and power charging bank, all in a canvas SPUR bag!
- SPUR is forever!
All presenters will have their abstracts and video presentations (where applicable) deposited in Digital Commons, Longwood University’s institutional repository, searchable and available to individuals within Longwood and around the world. Presenters can include the permalink link in resumes, job applications, graduate school applications, websites, and online profiles.