Graduate Research Symposium

We are excited to announce that abstract submissions for the 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, will start on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 and will continue until Monday, November 19th, 2018. Submit your abstract to from October 22nd until Monday, November 19th 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 Monday, November 19th.
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:
Start of Submissions: October 22nd, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: November 19th, 2018
Acceptances: notified by early January 2019
Event Date (Tentative): February 20th (HSC), February 21st (UPC) – 2019

Contact the Director of Academic Affairs at with any questions.