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2021 Virtual Student Research Conference

2021 Virtual Student Research Conference

Welcome to the 51st WKU Student Research Conference!


The conference will take place April 9-10 on the Symposium virtual event platform. 


Session Winners for the 51st WKU Student Research Conference will be announced after April 23rd


Online Program can be found here


2021 Student Abstracts can be found here


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Karron from John Hopkins University:  "COVID-19 Vaccines: One Year and Counting"
 Recorded Presentation Link
keynote speaker


Visit our 2021 College Faculty Awardees for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity 


About Symposium

Symposium by ForagerOne is a virtual platform to curate and share research and creative projects with others, all while facilitating discussion.
Live presentation links will be available under the "Live Sessions" tab on Symposium site.
Precorded presentations will be available all week under the "Presentations" tab on the Symposium site.
Student participants, attendees, faculty, and judges are encouraged to comment on presentations and ask questions throughout the conference! 


Instructions for uploading your presentation to Symposium

Oral Presentation Instructions
Poster Presentation Instructions
Symposium Demonstration (Scroll to 1:54 for user demonstration)


The 2021 Scoring Rubric can be found here


Schedule of Events


Time (CST)



April 9

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Welcome, Opening remarks, Introduction of Keynote speaker

Keynote Presentation/Seminar

Dr. Koodali


Dr. Karron

3:15 - 4:15 pm

WKU Faculty Research Highlights & Student Panel 


April 10

9:00 – 10:30 am

Session I presentations


11:00 am– 12:30 pm

Session II presentations


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Session III presentations



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 Last Modified 4/16/21