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International Conference of Undergraduate Research 2014

icurThe second annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR 2014), will be held at Warwick on 23 September 2014.

The International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) is an annual event that is unique in concept and design. Using the latest in high-definition video conferencing technology, it connects students from universities across the world to a single 24-hour forum. It is a platform to showcase the work of some of the world's best undergraduate researchers from any discipline or area. Undergraduates present their research in joint sessions alongside peers on the other side of the world, interacting with fellow presenters and audiences in real-time through video-links and social media.

The conference was first held jointly between Monash and Warwick i(and campuses in South Africa and Malaysia) in April 2013, but this year has expanded significantly to include several new partner institutions, including Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University in Singapore, Baruch College in New York, USA and the University of Western Australia.

The call for papers is now open with a deadline for students of midnight on Friday May 9, 2014. Please contact Emma Barker e dot barker at warwick dot ac dot uk for more information and visit the student resources page for tips on how to prepare.

Further information

Final year students are welcome to apply, so long as they can return to campus for their presentation in September. Feedback from students who participated in ICUR 2013 was overwhelmingly positive and this expanded event is a wonderful opportunity for Warwick students. Find out Seven Reasons Why You Should Apply for ICUR 2014