What is NCUR?
An annual student conference dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study. NCUR is hosted at a different University in the United States each year. UK hosted NCUR in 2014.
NCUR 2024: California State Univ - Long Beach
Who attends NCUR?
Young scholars from institutions of higher learning from all corners of the academic curriculum and their mentors.
Why attend NCUR?
This annual conference creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, provides models of exemplary research and scholarship, and helps to improve the state of undergraduate education.
Who is the UK Campus Coordinator?
Jessica Jones-Bowman is the UK Campus Coordinator. When applying for NCUR, to be eligible for funding, you MUST list Jessica Jones-Bowman as the UK Campus Coordinator on the application. This will help to keep track of all applications and invoices.
NCUR IMPORTANT DATES
- Call for Abstracts Opens: Oct. 3, 2023**
- Abstract Deadline: Nov. 30, 2023**
- Notification of Acceptance: Jan. 5 - 31, 2024**
- Early Registration: Jan. 2 - 31, 2024**
- Regular Registration: Feb. 1 - 28, 2024**
- Mandatory Student meeting: TBA
- Poster Printing Deadline: March 25, 2024
- Event Dates: April 8-10, 2024 @ California State University – Long Beach (CSULB)
**Dates subject to change
Key NCUR 2023 Dates
Oct. 3, 2023 - Abstract Submissions Open
Nov. 30, 2023 - Abstract Submissions Deadline
Jan. 5 - 31, 2024 - Notification of Abstract Acceptance
Jan. 2 - 31, 2024 - Early Registration Deadline
Feb. 1 - 28, 2024 - Regular Registration Deadline
Mandatory Student meeting: TBA
Mar. 25, 2024 - Poster Printing Upload Deadline
April 7, 2024 - Travel to Long Beach, CA
Event Dates: April 8-10, 2024 @ California State Univ - Long Beach
Check back in the fall for more information about NCUR 2023.
Step 2 - Create a new NCUR 2023 account on the NCUR Registration Portal. Note: A new NCUR account must be created each year; information does not carry over from year to year.
Step 3 - Students apply for NCUR by submitting an abstract that describes their work through the NCUR website. Up to two abstracts per primary author are permitted. There is no limit on the number of abstracts co-authored abstracts.
Abstracts are usually 200-300 words in length, no longer than 300 words. Completed papers are NOT submitted for review.
Guidelines for humanities, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Guidelines for performing arts
Important formatting guidelines for all
Application Requirement: When applying for NCUR, to be eligible for funding to NCUR 2023 you MUST list Jessica Jones-Bowman as the UK Campus Coordinator on the application. This will help us keep track of all applications.
At the time the abstract is submitted the student must supply the name of a faculty member who mentored the submitted work, indicate the name of the discipline that best represents their work, and state whether they wish to present on an oral presentation panel or at a poster session.
NCUR Website and Guidelines
Present Your Research at NCUR.
Are you presenting at Showcase and need to create a poster? Lots of editable poster templates are available in both traditional and Morrison formats, as well as vertical and landscape layouts. So many options for you to choose from and 100% editable to meet your needs!
Research Poster Templates
- Free collection of easy to use and customize PowerPoint research poster templates. Both modern and traditional templates available.
NCUR 2020 Student Spotlights
Join the UK Office of Undergraduate Research in recognizing and celebrating UK's < F I F T Y > outstanding undergraduate research students who were selected to present their faculty-mentored research at the now-cancelled national conference and also represent the University of Kentucky on a national level! NCUR 2020 was cancelled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.