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Student Research Presentation Opportunities with Sigma Xi

In 2014, Sigma Xi will offer opportunities for outstanding high school, undergraduate and graduate students to share their research through both traditional poster presentations and virtual multimedia presentations.

Presentations will be evaluated by career researchers to provide invaluable feedback for students. Awards will be presented for outstanding research.


March 17-23, 2014—Student Research Showcase

A competition for virtual research presentations

View a sample presentation site including instructions on how to create and host a presentation site using free software

The Student Research Showcase Features:

  • Student research presentations to be evaluated by leading career scientists
  • Awards presented for outstanding research presentations
  • Educational material on how share research through virtual platforms and to varied audiences (critical skills for research scientists in the new millennium)
  • High reward for low cost (modest registration fee and no need to travel)
  • Open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students
    • Sigma Xi membership not required to present
    • Preliminary abstract submission required for approval to participate

November 7 & 8, 2014—International Research Conference

Student poster competition at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel in Glendale, Arizona.

This event features:
  • Student research presentations to be evaluated by leading career scientists
  • Awards presented for outstanding research presentations
  • Talks by award winning scientists
  • Networking with graduate school recruiters, potential employers and internships
  • Educational sessions on research, grant writing and science communication
  • Tours of local research facilities
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
    • Sigma Xi membership not required to present
    • Preliminary abstract submission required for approval to participate

What others are saying about participating in the Sigma Xi International Research Conference...

 

 

 

An amazing experience- personally and professionally.
I learned a lot about networking, presenting research
and got to explore a completely new city.
I even got a gold medal!

Student Participant

The conference was an amazing opportunity for
networking with recruiters and other student researchers.

Student Participant

I especially appreciated the chance to meet
excellent student researchers from outside my discipline.

Student Participant

I loved that fact that people were genuinely interested in my research. The interaction with other
student researchers was the best part as they will be
my future colleagues, competitors, and collaborators.

Student Participant

It was a very rewarding experience, and I learned
a lot that can be applied to future presentations

Student Participant

This was an awesome conference. I met a lot of great
people and even came away with a fancy medal.

Student Participant

I had a wonderful time at the Conference. I met
researchers from a variety of fields in addition to my
own and have been in contact with them since the conference.
I was glad to have an opportunity to present my research to
a wide audience and found the entire experience to be very
beneficial to my development as a scientist.

Student Participant

E-mail: meeting@sigmaxi.org

 

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