Welcome to the WKU Student Scholar Showcase!
(Previously the Student Research Conference)
Thank you for attending the 53rd Student Scholar Showcase held on April 1, 2023.
Click here to see a copy of the list of abstracts from the 2023 Showcase
Click here to see a copy of the 2023 Showcase program
2023 Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rachel Tinius
"Never Stop Learning: How the desire to learn has shaped a career in pregnancy clinical
Click here for more information on the 2023 Keynote Lecture
How to Write an Abstract
Students will learn how to write a summary statement of their research that includes
the importance of the research, the problem it is addressing, the methodology, results,
and implications (if applicable) in a manner that is clear, concise, and cohesive.
How to Make a Poster
Students will learn what elements make a good conference poster, as well as how to
draw in their audience and summarize their research or creative activity concisely
How to Give a Talk
Students will learn the best practices of giving a full presentation at a research
conference including key elements such as knowing your audience, constructing your
presentation, practicing your delivery, and handling Q&A.
Visualizing Research Data
Students will learn how to present their research data using common public data visualizations,
such as charts, graphs, or diagrams, that can show the results without having to read
the details or text.
How to Present a Flash Talk
Students will learn the best practices of giving an approximate five-minute presentation
at a research conference that gives a clear and succinct overview of your research
or creative activity.