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10th Annual Research Town Meeting
The 10th Annual Research Town Meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2013, at the SIU Student Center in Carbondale, Illinois. The annual meeting provides a showcase of research and creative activity currently underway on the SIU campus and provides networking opportunities for faculty, staff, students and the community.
Read student poster abstracts (PDF).
Faculty, students, colleges and centers display posters, interactive exhibits or performances and are available throughout the day to answer questions regarding their activities. Free workshops are available on a variety of research topics throughout the day (see Agenda).
- Posters can be displayed the day before, April 15th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The ballroom will be locked in the evening
- Posters must be hung before 10:00 a.m. on April 16th
- Posters must stay up until 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting
- All posters must be removed by 5:00 p.m. the day of the meeting
- Participants are responsible for bringing their own thumb tacks, t-pins, clips, etc.
The Research Town Meeting is organized by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Dean, and the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration. This year, we are also graciously supported by external sponsors. We are still accepting sponsorships - View sponsorship levels.
Research at Southern Illinois University
Scientific discovery, scholarly inquiry, and creative achievement are central to the mission of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. We are one of a handful of major research universities in Illinois and the only one in the southern half of the state.
We are classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Research University: High Research Activity, the second-highest tier. SIU Carbondale is among the top 4 percent of U.S. higher education institutions for research.
SIU faculty are at work every day—in the lab and in the library, in the field and online, in the classroom and in the studio—to expand knowledge and contribute to society. By working alongside faculty and staff researchers, our students learn the latest methods and information in their field and experience the excitement of discovery. That includes undergraduates, who participate in research as undergraduate assistants, as student workers, and through various undergraduate research programs.
Learn more about Research at Southern Illinois University.