Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR)

Each year students and mentors from across Utah gather to share academic, research, and creative activities with oral presentations and posters. Every year a different university hosts the conference, and MSE students and their mentors are encouraged to participate. BYU covers the expense of the conference registration and transportation (chartered bus) for all students presenting as well as forfaculty mentors who attend.

Proposal deadline: No longer being accepted
Registration Deadline: January 15, 2022 $25 per presentation
Conference Website: Information on UCUR 2022
Date and Location: Friday, February 25, 2022 atDixie State University

McKay School of Education 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentation Competition

Proposal deadline: February 3, 2022, 11:59 pm
Competition date: Tuesday March 1, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
Place: 185 MCKB
Application process: Master's, Education Specialists, and Doctoral candidates may download the application found here: 3MT Competitor Application. Questions? Contact Lynnette_Christensen@byu.edu. Presentation details will be emailed to applicants after the proposal deadline.

MSE Awards:
First place: $500
Second place: $300
Third place: $200

BYU Competition: Individual BYU colleges hold their competitions to determine one competitor who will advance to the university-wide competition.

BYU Competition date: March 10, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Place: WSC Varsity Theater

BYU Awards:
First place: $2,000
Second place: $1,500
Third place: $1,000
People's Choice: $500;Remaining Participants: $250

Information on 3MT(includes videos of university-level presentations)
3MT Competitor Application Judging Criteria

MSE Mentored Research Conference

This conference is held annually to showcase research activities of undergraduate and graduate students mentored by McKay School faculty. Presentations are poster style and each student who chooses to participate shouldproduce a PDFof a high-quality color research poster (see poster guidelines below). All students engaged in MSE/EPP research activities are invited to participate.

Conference Registration deadline - all participants must register using the Registration FormbyTuesday, February 22, 2022 by 11:59 p.m.
Poster Contest Submission deadline: Students who wish to participate in the poster contestat the conference must emaila PDF of theirposterto citessec@byu.edu by Tuesday, March 1, 2022 by 11:59p.m.
Poster Finalist Competition date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. with an awards ceremony to follow
Location: WSC Garden Court

Awards:
Awards will be given at the graduate and undergraduate levels.Faculty must be present at the awards ceremony to receive their award.
First place: $500 student and $500 faculty mentor
Second place: $300 student and $300 faculty mentor
Third place: $200 student and $200 faculty mentor
Honorable Mention: $100 student and $100 faculty mentor

Who is invited to participate?

The following requirements from the McKay School are the minimum. Each department has a set of requirements as well. Please contact your department for additional information.

Invited Participants:

1. Students who receive MSE funding for work on research projects
2. Students who receive MSE funding as research assistants
3. Master's, Educational Specialists, and Doctoral students who are not being paid for their research but are required by their departments to participate

Funded graduate students are invited to participate inboth the 3MT and theMSE Mentored Research Conference.

Registration Form
Judging Criteria
Poster Guidelines

Poster Examples

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