The Graduate Student Association is proud to present the 9th Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at the University of Toledo. This event has been recognized as a premier event and is a great opportunity for presenting research, networking, and fostering intercollegiate friendships and collaborations. Here at the University of Toledo we strive to improve the world around us by advancing research and education to the cutting edge. We look forward to hosting individuals from around the nation in what promises to be an outstanding day for all involved.
Free Registration Deadline is March 10th, 2018!
Judges Form: Faculty member at a university, college or educational institution, graduated with PhD, Masters, or Doctoral degree, or reputable professional, leader, industry/business member, or community member
Seminar/Poster Graduate Student Presenter Form: Graduate student seeking to share research as presentation and competing for monetary awards
Volunteer Registration: Student volunteers for at least 4 hour shifts day before and day of the event and are eligible for increased travel reimbursement
Non-Presenter/Non-Judge Attendee Form
April 7th, 2018
8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Example of 2017: MGRS Schedule at a Glance
The University of Toledo (2801 W. Bancroft St, Toledo, OH)
Memorial Field House & Student Union
Recommended Accommodations: Toledo Hotels
Previous Sponsors and Awards
- AWIS Award: The Association for Women In Science – Northwestern Ohio Chapter honors the top women researchers in a STEM field presenting at the conference. One poster and one podium presentation will be selected for this award.
- Sigma Xi UT chapter Award: This award honors excellence in scientific research and is presented to a student to recognize their scientific achievement, professionalism, and commitment to their research
- Kappa Delta Pi Education Research Award: Awarded to a student focusing on Educational Issues: (i.e., fundamentals of teaching and learning; quantitative or qualitative studies in the field of education, psychology, or anthropology). One poster and one podium presentation will be selected for this award.
- Lake Erie Center Science Award: This award honors students studying research in aquatic science or a closely related field to aquatic ecology
- Stranahan Arboretum Plant Science Award: Presented to the best student presentation remediation; preferentially with plants and trees
- College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Award: One poster and one podium presentation will be selected for this award honoring the best research in math or natural sciences.
- GSA Sponsored Poster Presentation Award: One 1st place, one 2nd place, and one 3rd place winner each receives a plaque and certificate.
- GSA Sponsored Seminar Presentation Award: One 1st place, one 2nd place, and one 3rd place winner each receives a plaque and a certificate.
- All participants receive an invitation to the awards dinner following the graduate student symposium.