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ICUR for DigiUR Project

As part of our participation in the Erasmus-funded 'A European Network for Digital Undergraduate Research' project, we are inviting a selection of students from universities participating in this project to present their research in person at ICUR 2022 at the University of Warwick. Applying students must attend one of our project partner universities and must have completed a research project as an undergraduate student.

What is ICUR?

  • An annual, two-day academic conference that showcases the best in undergraduate research from around the world.
  • Students from ICUR’s participating institutions present their research in real-time, video-linked sessions from their home campus.
  • Founded in 2013, ICUR now includes 14 institutions in 12 countries across 5 continents
  • ICUR is a supportive yet rigorous environment for students to try presenting on their research, often for the first time
  • Students submit 250-word abstracts on their work and presentations are welcomed from any discipline
  • Spoken presentations are grouped in interdisciplinary panels based around our Research Themes
  • Presentation panels are hosted on Zoom webinar and last for one hour, with 4 presentations of 10 minutes, each followed by a 5-minute Q&A section
  • Audience members can join the conference via the ICUR App, or in person at our various participating institutions around the world.
  • Past presenters said ICUR is ‘a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ and ‘rewarding, insightful and exciting’.

How can you get involved?

  • This year the University of Warwick are inviting a group of students from universities participating with us in an Erasmus-funded project on supporting Undergraduate research to come to Warwick for ICUR 2022. A maximum of three studenst per participating institution will be accepted.
  • To be eligible, students need to have completed a research project as an undergraduate students at one of these institutions, and then need to fill out a short google form with information about them, their project and a 250-word abstract on their work
  • These submission will then be sent to coordinators at their local institution where students will be selected to travel to the University of Warwick and present their work at ICUR, as well as participating in the conference as a whole and related events from Wednesday 28th September to Friday 30th September.
  • Travel and accommodation costs will be covered for successful applicants.

Please complete this application form to apply for this opportunity to present at the conference by June 30th 2022.

Your local project partner will be in touch regarding your application shortly after the deadline.

This information can also be found in the attached flyer DigiUR at ICUR 2022.