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DENIN symposium

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Event highlights environmental research by graduate students at UD

The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) will host its second symposium for graduate student researchers on Thursday, March 16.

The symposium will take place from 5-7 p.m. in the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory and will include both oral presentations and a poster session. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top posters.

“After a successful first symposium in the fall of 2015, DENIN is looking forward to another great evening filled with interesting talks, posters and conversations among our environmentally focused graduate students,” said Julia Guimond, a doctoral student in geological sciences and chair of the event’s program committee.

She notes that the goal of the symposium is to bring together students who are carrying out environmentally relevant research and provide them an opportunity to network with and learn from their peers.

The symposium is being organized by the DENIN Environmental Fellows, a group of doctoral students who have been awarded fellowships by the institute.

“The symposium is a great opportunity for graduate students to share and celebrate their work, while learning about other environmentally focused research in other disciplines across the University,” Guimond said.

Anyone is encouraged to attend the symposium as a guest, but presenters are limited to graduate students conducting research that aligns with the DENIN mission to “integrate environmental science, engineering and policy in order to provide solutions and strategies that address environmental challenges.” Exceptions will be made for advanced undergraduate students working toward an undergraduate thesis.

Student researchers who are interested in presenting a 5-minute talk, 15-minute talk or poster, should complete the online registration form by Friday, Feb. 17, at 5 p.m. Presenters should be prepared with a title for their presentation and a 300-word abstract prior to registering.

Questions about the symposium may be addressed to Julia Guimond at jguimond@udel.edu.


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