Call for Posters

Building on the successful meetings held prior to the ISSOTL conferences in Liverpool (2010) and Milwaukee (2011), the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will be again be offering a pre-conference symposium at the ISSOTL 2012 conference in Hamilton, Canada.

This year’s symposium is entitled: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND CHANGE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A SCHOLARLY DISCUSSION. In this day-long symposium we plan to explore how undergraduate research effects change in Higher Education, and how a variety of changes in Higher Education affect undergraduate research. Posters will play key roles in this seminar.

We are interested in posters about undergraduate research and inquiry, focused on the theme and subthemes of the symposium:

  • Students as change agents
  • Undergraduate research generating transformative learning
  • The role of undergraduate research in curriculum renewal
  • The influence of technological changes on undergraduate research
  • The influence of changing student demographics on undergraduate research
  • Supporting and sustaining undergraduate research in times of times of fiscal challenge

The deadline to submit a poster for consideration at the pre-conference is September 1, 2012. For details on specifications, please visit:

For detailed information on the 2012 pre-conference event, including registration information please visit Please note the early registration deadline is September 15, 2012.

For more information about the ISSOTL conference, visit:
Should you have any questions regarding this event, please contact the Seminar Convenors, Kelly McConnaughay, Council on Undergraduate Research, US and Rachel Spronken-Smith, ISSOTL, NZ,

Council on Undergraduate Research
734 15th Street NW  Suite 550
Washington, DC 20005
p: 202.783.4810
f: 202.783.4811

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