Call for Abstracts

Southeast Regional Research Symposium


Students (graduate and undergraduate) from the Southeast region of the US are invited to present posters on their research at the –or during the Southeast Regional Research Symposium, the premier regional research conference in the field of occupational health and safety. The annual event provides excellent opportunities for students to interact with researchers from academia (engineering, nursing, public health, and medicine) and practitioners working in occupational and environmental health and safety.

The 2022 Symposium will be held March 21-23, in Chapel Hill, NC. During the Symposium, recipients of the 2020 Pilot Project Research Grants will give presentations on their work and selected students from universities in the SE region will be invited to present research posters relevant to the occupational health and safety area.

Abstract Submission Information: The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, February 14. The abstract should provide the title of the presentation, name and affiliation of the authors (first author is assumed to be the presenter), brief synopsis of the research method, a summary of the major findings and conclusions (max. 300 words). Your abstract must be prepared using one of the available templates Word (.doc, .docx), Rich text format (.rtf), and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file. The maximum file size is 1 MB. After the abstract has been uploaded, modifications can be made until the submission deadline. To revise your abstract, you must upload a new abstract file.  The best posters from masters and doctoral students will be selected for awards.

Video Hook: Poster presentations will be accompanied by a 3-minute pre-recorded “presentation hook” video by the presenter.

The top two graduate student poster presenters (one masters and one doctoral) will be awarded prizes for their winning contributions.

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