Join us for UVI Research Day 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


St. Croix:  TBA, Albert A. Sheen Campus

St. Thomas:  TBA


Call for Abstracts

UVI faculty, students and staff are invited to submit abstracts of approximately 200 words or less for research papers and presentations.  We strongly urge teaching and research faculty to encourage the participation of students engaged in all levels of research.  We welcome research projects from all areas and on all topics to demonstrate the research talent at UVI.  The formats (posters and round-tables) are intended to encourage presentations and discussion of projects at different stages of development, as well as to foster intellectual exchange and collaboration.

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The submission deadline is Friday, February 13, 2015.

Format Description

1.      POSTER

Poster sessions allows participants to present their research and have informal discussions with attendees.   Posters should include: the title of poster; the name(s), affiliation, and email address of the author(s); and an abstract of the poster and appropriate details of the study (e.g., research questions, method, results, etc.).  Email for a poster template. 


Round-tables will allow a group of participants to assemble with the goal of generating discussion around a shared research interest.  It will involve short position or dialogue statements (5-10 minutes) in response to questions distributed in advance by the facilitator.  The majority of the session will be devoted to discussion.  It will consist of three to four participants and the facilitator.  Abstracts for round-tables should include: the title of the round-table; facilitator's name, school/college affiliation, and contact information; the proposed round-table participants' names, school/college affiliations, and email addresses; and a description of the position statements, questions, or debates that will be under discussion.

 Submission Procedures

Please submit an abstract indicating the type of session you are proposing –round-table or poster session, and include the required information specified in the description.   The submission deadline is Friday, February 13, 2015.  Please submit your abstract to

Abstracts will not be accepted after the deadline. 

Proceedings for Previous Years



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