MOVING FORWARD FROM COVID-19
VIRTUAL STUDENT RESEARCH FORUM
 July 16th - 25th, 2021

 

OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS HIGH SCHOOL TO POST-GRADUATE AS WELL AS CITIZEN SCIENTISTS REGARDLESS OF YOUR GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION. 

YOUR RESEARCH AND CAREER PLANS GOING FORWARD CAPTURED IN A 1-3 MINUTE VIDEO

         * If you are contemplating or just starting your scientific career, what are the questions and issues you would most like to pursue and why?

         * If you are already involved in research, how are you now planning on extending your research efforts?

         * What impact would you like your scientific research and career to have on the world around you?

         * What scientist and college or university would you most like to discuss your plans and efforts with?

 

I AM INTERESTED, WHAT DO I DO NOW?

CLICK HERE to submit your application (PLEASE SUBMIT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE) which should include:

      - a 250 word abstract describing your research and career plans

      - the name of a scientist you would like to discuss your plans with

      - the name of the academic institution you are considering for the next step of your career.

CLICK HERE for additional information on the forum and how to submit your application. 

 

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

After your presentation has been accepted you will be able to submit a 1-3 minute video of your own design, presenting your ideas for MOVING FORWARD.  

All videos will be available for viewing ONLINE starting July 16th  

On July 24th  and July 25th you will be able to participate in virtual face-to-face mentoring sessions with professional scientists, representatives of academic institutions and other students sharing your interests.  

Click here for  example videos 

 

AWARDS:

 Awards and prizes, including travel grants to future scientific conferences, will be given for by both AAASPD and Sigma Xi for outstanding presentations.  Awards will be given at each student level (from high school to post-graduate studies) in several different categories including:

         Most effective presentation

         Most creative video 

         Greatest potential for larger societal impact

         People's choice awards - (voted on by all forum participants)

 

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

All presenters will also receive an official "Certificate of Participation" from the Pacific Division and Sigma Xi.

 

 REGISTRATION FEES

Registration fee for student presenters:  $ 20

Registration fee for non-presenting participants:  $ 30

YES, I AM INTERESTED, WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

CLICK HERE for additional information on how to submit your application.

CLICK HERE to submit your application  (SUBMIT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO BE CONSIDERED)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST AND WE HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON  !!

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:   email  [email protected]