28th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

The Washington University in St. Louis Graduate Student Senate is pleased to host the 28th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on April 4th, 2023, with support from the Graduate Professional Council, Association of Graduate Engineering Students, and The Graduate Center. The event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at Frick Forum in the Olin Business School.

Coinciding with National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, the Graduate Research Symposium is an interdisciplinary event open to graduate and professional students of all disciplines and fields that seeks to showcase the breadth and depth of graduate research being produced at Washington University. The Symposium is open to research of all types, such as primary research, literature reviews, case studies, and highlights of new methodologies. Presenters will be grouped by category or discipline and scored based on the clarity, aesthetics, and content of their posters, as well as their presentation skills. The top three posters in each category will win $250, $150 and $100. The top three posters overall will win $1500, $1000 and $500 respectively.

Presenters are responsible for printing their posters and are encouraged to seek reimbursement from their departments. The Graduate Student Senate will provide poster equipment, including poster boards and easels.

For additional information, please contact gss@wustl.edu.

Important Dates and Deadlines

March 24th: Abstract Submissions Close at 11:59 p.m. CST

Interested students and groups are required to submit their project titles and abstracts here.

March 31st: Poster PDFs Due at 11:59 p.m. CST

Students or groups that have registered are required to submit their posters in PDF format here for inclusion in the symposium booklet. As a reminder, students are required to print and bring their own posters and are encouraged to seek reimbursement for printing costs from their home departments.

April 4th: The Graduate Research Symposium, 2-5 p.m. CST at Frick Forum, Olin Business School

The Symposium will begin at 2 p.m. CST and will end with an awards ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m.