The Fourth Student Research Conference

Posted by Gregg.Siemering on Thursday February 19, 2015

The Fourth Student Research Conference


Visions For Tomorrow
Keynote Address: Dr. David Kim, MD 

Founder of Beacon Christian Community Health Center

                                      Date: March 26, 2015

Place: Bowman Gym, Rockland Campus
Time: 8-3 pm

You are invited to submit a proposal/abstract for our Fourth Annual Student Research Conference. 

The abstract should include overview of purpose, description of topic, and brief discussion about how it applies to your discipline. 300 words maximum. 

All proposals/abstracts are due on March 6, 2015 and they should be sent to  <>. Students are encouraged to form a group of three members. CSGE will send the acceptance letter by March 13. 

All accepted/participating posters will be eligible for judging during the conference.

Poster Presentation Guidelines and Format 

Sections of the Poster

Title, Abstract (optional), Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion, References.


Title: Title of the research project, the name of the presenter(s), and the name of the department and the college.

Abstract: A short informative and descriptive summary of your research project. It includes the statement of purpose and scope of the research project. The scope of the research project is defined by a brief synopsis of the major limitations and delimitations of the problem. Additionally the abstract is a summary of the entire research project; methods, findings, and conclusions of the study. It is written within 1-2 paragraphs and should be between 150-250 words. You may include a list of 3 to 5 keywords that will help researchers find your work in databases.  


Introduction: Clear statement about the research question or problem and the purpose of your research study


Method: Explanation of procedures and the methods to complete the study

Examples are qualitative method, quantitative method, ways to complete literature review (keywords, subject, and the name of the databases), and data analysis method.


Results/Findings in scholarly literature: Description of the main findings from the study or summary from scholarly literature

This section includes tables, charts, figures, and pictures to illustrate your results. 


Conclusion/Recommendation/Discussion: Comparison your findings to other studies, implications for future research, or application in your field. 

The discussion section is where you put the findings from your study in perspective. 

             References: APA format


Dr. Daniel Kaluka and Dr. Peter Park will be leading workshops to prepare students to present posters at the conference. Please attend one of these workshops at the Rockland campus:
Friday (Feb. 13) 2:30-3:30pm - Dr. Daniel Kaluka   
Wednesday (Feb. 18) 2:30-3:30pm - Dr. Peter Park 
Thursday (Feb. 19) 1-2:00pm  - Dr. Daniel Kaluka
Friday (Feb. 20) 2:30-3:30pm- Dr. Peter Park
All workshops will take place at the Science Lab, North Campus at our Residential Campus in Rockland.
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