Graduate Research Symposium


We are excited to begin inviting abstract submissions for the 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, which will be held on Monday, February 12th (UPC) and Tuesday, February 13th (HSC). Submit your abstract to by October 6th to be considered for the symposium and a chance to win up to $1000!

About the Symposium.  The Annual Graduate Research Symposium showcases research produced by USC graduate students from all disciplines, across both the UPC and HSC campuses. Participating students have an opportunity to share their work with an interdisciplinary audience and to connect with colleagues from across the university. The best presentations will be selected by a panel of esteemed USC faculty, and will receive a generous monetary award.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:
1. Submit your abstract as a PDF to by 5:00pm on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th.
2. Title both your email and your PDF submission file as follows:  Last Name_Area (Humanities (HUM), Social Sciences (SS), STEM, or Health Science Campus (HSC))
3. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, on a topic suitable for a short ( < 8 min) presentation

Timeline at a Glance:
Deadline for Submissions: October 6
Acceptances: notified by early December
Event: February 12 (UPC), February 13 (HSC)

Contact the Director of Academic Affairs at gsgacad (at) usc (dot) edu with any questions.