Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase

(Formerly the Undergraduate Research Conference + PRaISE)

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April 16, 2018 | 10 - 3pm | Tangeman University Center

Most excellent story-tellers learn by doing. – Society of Mad Philanthropists

Join Us!

Join us for an event where hundreds of students from across the university share their findings, revelations, inventions, and interpretations of the world we live in.

The showcase is free and open to the entire campus community!

Students have worked hard and are eager to share their learning on such diverse topics as:

  • How Social Media Affects the Mental Health of Adolescents
  • Healthcare and Epidemiology Issues in the Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • The Effects of Exercise Type on Short Term Memory
  • Youth Homelessness Study: How Effective are Youth Homeless Shelters?
  • Creating Bio-diesel from waste cooking oil/sewer waste
  • EU Taxation and the 2017 U.S. Tax Law: How it might affect the EU
  • The She-Devil You Know: Women and Suduction in Geothe's Faust I
  • International Human Rights During the Refugee Crisis: Greece and Italy
  • Berries, Broccoli, Carrots and Pears: Teaching Kids Nutrition in Daycares
  • Opening Minds Through Art: Fostering Communication through Shared Creating

Format & Schedule

TUC Great Hall will house one set of research poster presentations in the morning and a different set in the afternoon. Six-Slide Stories offer a different presentation format, in which students present their research in exactly six powerpoint slides. Check out the complete schedule.

Only have an hour?

Browse one set of poster presentations in TUC Great Hall in the morning (10:15-11:45) OR afternoon (1:30-3:00) OR enjoy a handful of Six-Slide Stories between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m.

Have more time?

Browse both sets of posters in TUC Great Hall, stopping in for both the morning and afternoon sessions, and take in a set of Six-Slide Stories from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

An Invitation to You

Come and support these students' educational and professional development as researchers, creators and communicators.

Find a Project by Name or Major

* Project_Locations_by_Presenter_Name.pdf (1.4 MB)
Projects are listed in alphabetical order by the student presenter's last name. Scroll through the document until you find who you are looking for.
* Project_Locations_by_College_and_Major.pdf (743.3 KB)
Projects are listed by college and major. Scroll through the document until you find the major(s) you seek.

What makes an effective presentation?

* How to Design Your Presentation (32.2 MB)
Dr. Megan Lamkin walks you through how to design your presentation so that it communicates your work effectively.

Nominate your Project Advisor for the Excellence in Scholarly Mentoring Award

We wish to recognize faculty across the university who contribute significant time and effort to the intellectual, ethical, and academic development of UC’s undergraduate researchers and creative and technical innovators. Please tell us in 200 words or less how your project advisor has contributed to your development as a scholar. Awardees will be recognized during the Opening Remarks of the Showcase.


Dr. Megan Lamkin
Program Director, Undergraduate Research
(513) 556-3256
Steger Student Life Center 735F
University of Cincinnati