Research Month

Research Month 2019

CBU Research Month 2019: Application Information

Cape Breton University’s Research Month (March 2019) is a forum for researchers to share their work and to participate in research training workshops and discussions. Last year we had nearly eighty presenters during thirty-one different sessions. This year, we are inviting proposals for individual presentations. roundtable discussions,  panel sessions and poster presentations.

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 25th, 2019

CBU RESEARCHERS, STAFF & EXTERNAL PARTICIPANTS

Panel Proposal:
Submit a proposal for a panel session with a group of other presenters around a theme or topic. Include the names of each presenter, a few sentences outlining the question, theme or topic the panel will speak to, and, if known, the titles of each presentation. Please indicate which presenter will also Chair the session. (Duration: 60 minutes, 75 minutes or 90 minutes)

Roundtable Discussions:
Submit a proposal for a roundtable discussion organized around a question, theme or topic. Include the name of each presenter along with who will Chair this session. A minimum of four people must be included. (Duration: 60 minutes, 75 minutes or 90 minutes)

Individual Proposals:
Propose a presentation that showcases your research. Individual presentations will be grouped together and assigned a Chair.  (Duration: 15 min presentation and 5 min for questions)

Poster Presentations:
Researchers submit a poster that describes completed research or research in progress. During an interactive session, researchers will have the opportunity to discuss their research with attendees. Very popular with students! (Tentatively Wednesday, March 27: 11:30am – 1pm)

Department/School/Unit-specific event:
Departments, Schools, or Units may wish to host a research event during Research Month. Please notify us by January 17 for inclusion in the official Research Month calendar and communications. Please indicate: general aim; format; length of time required.

STUDENT PARTICIPANTS

Individual Presentations:
Upper year students with supervisors can propose a presentation that displays your research (thesis, major project, etc). Individual student presentations will be grouped together and assigned a Chair.  (Duration: 15 min presentation and 5 min for questions)

Poster Presentations:
Students can submit a poster that describes completed research or research in progress. During an interactive session, students will have the opportunity to discuss their research with attendees. This might include (but is not limited to!) showcasing a group research project from a class, discussing a research paper written during the semester or highlighting initial literature compiled from an upcoming thesis or major research project.

Thesis/Major Project SnapShot:
Cape Breton University’s Thesis/Major Project SnapShot event provides a platform for CBU students to present key aspects of their research to a live audience. This event is open to students in their final year of study at CBU and is similar to the National Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event organised by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS). Students are required to attend three workshops to participate in the final event: Friday, February 8; Friday, February 15; Friday, March 8 all from 11:30 – 1pm. Thesis/Major Project Snapshot presentations: Friday, March 15 (11:30 – 1:30pm). Learn more here.

REGISTRATION
Anyone interested in participating can register by filling out the appropriate form. Please include all requested information and abstract on the spaces the form provides. A representative will be in touch once registration closes to confirm details and provide further information.

CONTACT US

Nicole MacDougall
Research Administration Officer: Facilitation and Outreach
nicole_macdougall@cbu.ca

Catalina Belalcazar
Office of Research and Graduate Studies: Special Project Support
Catalina_belalcazar@cbu.ca