COVID19 & Research Activities

OVCR Research-Related Updates Regarding COVID19 Emergency and Research Activities

Student Submissions and Instructions

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs, the Honors College and the division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce the 2021 UIC Impact and Research Week, which will be held from Monday to Friday, April 5 – 9, 2021. This important campus-wide event showcases undergraduate, graduate and professional student research covering a broad range of scholarship and experiences: Art/Design/Humanities; Business/Computer Science/Mathematics; Engineering/Physical Sciences; Life Sciences; and Social Sciences.

Presentation Sessions

Over the course of the week, students will have the opportunity to present in presentation sessions hosted by one of the following units/programs:

  • Honors College
  • UIC Impact/The Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research (CURA)
  • L@s GANAS.

Each day, Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9, the Honors College will host three concurrent, hour-long presentation sessions, each with capacity for four students to present their work. These Honors College presentation sessions are restricted to Honors College students and will occur at the following times each day: 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. The Honors College will host a maximum of 60 presentation sessions, or 240 individual student presentations, over the course of the week.

On Wednesday, April 7, UIC Impact and the UIC Office of Undergraduate Research have teamed up to host concurrent, hour-long presentations sessions, each with capacity for 4 students to present their work. Registration for these sessions are geared toward students who will be presenting impact projects and those who have received a CURA award. Other students from across campus who are engaged in undergraduate impact and research projects are also invited to register for these sessions. Sessions will occur at the following times on Wednesday, April 7: 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm. Over the course of the day, UIC Impact/CURA will host a maximum of 12 presentation sessions, corresponding to up to 48 individual student presentations.

Each day, Monday, April 5 through Thursday April 8, at 5:30pm, L@s GANAS will host a one-hour-long research panel, with capacity for four students to present their work. These L@s GANAS research panels are open only to students affiliated with L@s GANAS. In total, L@s GANAS will offer four research panel sessions, or 16 student presentations, over the course of the week.

Registration Instructions

Online Submission