GS Research Symposium

Georgia Southern University is now accepting abstracts/proposals for The 2015 Research Symposium. Faculty and Students from Georgia Southern University and regional colleges and universities are invited participate. The Research Symposium is a conference style showcase of student and faculty research across multiple disciplines. This event includes speakers, poster and paper presentation sessions from all academic disciplines.

The Research Symposium will be held on APRIL 24, 2015 in Statesboro, GA at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the Georgia Southern University campus.  (Map)


Abstract/Proposal Submission Deadline: February 28, 2015


  • Business Administration
  • Public Health & Well-being
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Education and Learning
  • Engineering and Material Sciences
  • Qualitative Research
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Exercise Science and Human Performance
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Molecular Biology Initiative (MBI) – concurrent Symposium

Abstract/proposals  submissions will be considered for poster presentations, paper presentations, interactive roundtables/panels, or performing or visual arts. Space is limited; not every submission will be chosen.  A review committee will evaluate each submission for content and relevance. Abstracts can be submitted under only ONE topic area and must include an abstract synopsis of 300 words or less.  All presenters must register for the Symposium online at

Cash prizes will be awarded to students for top poster and top presentation per research topic area. Student poster and presentations will be judged and awarded based on abstract/proposal submissions and the presentation of their work on the day of the Symposium. All prize winning presentations & posters will be posted in Digital Commons.

1st prize Presentation – $200

2nd prize Presentation -$100

1st Prize Poster -$100

2nd prize Poster-$50

For more information about the Annual Research Symposium, please contact Marla Bruner at

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