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Undergraduate Research Symposium by URSA

The Undergraduate Research Students’ Association (URSA) will be hosting the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium VIRTUALLY on March 31, 2021. The Symposium provides a space for students from any discipline to present their research to a general audience.

This year’s participants are asked to create a video presentation and submit a PDF poster of their research and upload it to the Symposium by ForagerOne event page
View last year’s YouTube Playlist here. 

URSA will host a live Q&A webinar open to the public on March 31st at 5:00 PM EST via Symposium by ForagerOne. Presenters will be present to answer questions about their research. Attendees may submit questions through the chat feature during the webinar, or prior to the webinar by emailing

See a full list of 2020 presenters and research titles 


Presenter Information

Videos for the Symposium will be limited to 15 minutes. The deadline for students to submit proposals is Sunday, March 21st. Abstracts should be limited to no more than 250 words. Abstracts may be submitted here.

All Knoxville, full-time undergraduate students from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Please note that research, performance and/or creative activities must be under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Questions about the application and day-of events should be directed to the Undergraduate Research Students’ Association (URSA):