26TH MASSACHUSETTS UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Friday, April 24, 2020, 8 AM – 5 PM
Lincoln Campus Center, UMass Amherst
Supported by Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, the Massachusetts State University Council of Presidents, and the Massachusetts Community Colleges.
The Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (MassURC) is an annual one-day event for undergraduate students from the 28 public colleges and universities across the Commonwealth to present research, share knowledge, and learn from fellow students.
MassURC is Free and Open to the Public
Students are encouraged to present on any topic of interest in their academic studies. For some, this may be traditional, scientific research. For others, this could include learning and discoveries in areas such as comparative literature, religion, mathematics, public health, education, and more. Research in-progress may be presented so that feedback may guide or improve a project.
Deadline to submit an abstract: February 14, 2020
MassURC 2020 Important Dates
Mon, Dec 16 MassURC System opens for registration & submission
Fri, Feb 14 Presenter: Abstract Submission Deadline
Fri, Feb 21 Faculty Sponsor: Initial Review Deadline
Wed, Feb 26 Presenter: Abstract Revisions Deadline
Fri, Feb 28 Faculty Sponsor: Final Approval Deadline
Fri, Mar 27 Presenter Schedules Announced
Fri, April 24 Conference Day
In order for students to present during MassURC, they must have a Faculty Sponsor who works directly with them to prepare their research, abstract, and presentation for the conference.