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Building MOMENTUM in STEM RESEARCH: A Research Forum for STEM Students with Diversabilities

CASH PRIZES for TOP THREE Presentations in Undergraduate and Graduate Divisions. Deadline February 15
Monday, March 31, 2014, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ohio Union, Performance Room

This academic year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Office of Student Life Disability Services at The Ohio State University. In celebration of the legacy of access and equity in education we are pleased to announce:


Building MOMENTUM in STEM RESEARCH: A Research Forum for STEM Students with Diversabilities

Abstracts due by: February 15, 2013 11:59 PM
Event Date: March 31, 2014

CASH PRIZES for TOP THREE Presentations in Undergraduate and Graduate Divisions


Sponsored by:
Battelle Memorial Institute ABLE Alliance
In collaboration with:
The Office of Student Life Disability Services MOMENTUM: Students with Diversabilities in STEM Fields
Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance


The forum will exhibit the breadth and depth of STEM research accomplished by students with diversabilities. A minority group underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields.
For information on the research forum, submission guidelines, and to apply please contact:
Victor Johnson, OSAA Program Coordinator
victor.johnson@osumc.edu 614-685-3423
Stephanie Volbrecht, ODS Counselor
 
 
 
 

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

The forum presents the work of undergraduate and graduate students with diversabilities. Presenters do not have to be registered with the Office of Student Life Disability Services, however presenters must have a verified disability.

Title: Title of research project - 25 words or less.
 
 
  • Abstract: One paragraph of no more than 300 words and no less that 200 words. Citations will not count as text. Your research must be related to a STEM discipline. Please see the accompanying attachment for the range of STEM disciplines at The Ohio State University. Your abstract should be written to be understood by a wide audience.
  • The abstract provides a clear and concise summary of the project. The paragraph should cover:
    •  the perspective and purpose of the project
    •  the methods used
    •  the major finding(s) or outcome(s). * Research does not have to be at the “Conclusions” stage
    •  statements on the possible impact of the research work
  •  Students may use a project that has been or will be presented in a different research forum.
  •  Up to three students may present a project as a team. At least one team member must have a verifiable disability. Prospective presenters    Do Not have to be registered with the Office of Student Life Disability Services, however presenters must have a verified disability.
  •  Undergraduate and graduate students with diversabilities may submit abstracts. Undergraduates and graduates will compete in separate divisions for Cash Prizes for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place presentation.
  •  The abstract must include a short statement of support from the student’s advisor or OSU faculty.

Submissions must be received before February 15, 2013 11:59 PM.
The selected student and his/her faculty advisor will be notified by email by February 20, 2013. The selected students will confirm his/her participation in the March 31, 2014 presentation activity of the forum by February 28, 2013.