National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

 

START WORKING ON YOUR RESEARCH IDEAS AND BE READY TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACTTwo female students getting on GCSU Campus Bus


REGISTRATION, MURACE ARRANGED HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION  IF YOUR WORK IS ACCEPTED
OUR GOAL IS 100 GC PRESENTATIONS OF RESEARCH OR CREATIVE ENDEAVORS

 

Information about MURACE events

 

MURACE Welcomes Dr. Kelly Massey as the NCUR 2019 GC Chair

 


 

Timeline for NCUR 2019

BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR ABSTRACT

#1:  Meet with your faculty/staff mentor to go over your abstract to be sure it meets the criteria for the conference
#2: Know your Spring 2019 schedule to be sure you can be at the conference from Wednesday, April 10 to Saturday, April 13
#3: Know that you are expected to stay at the conference from beginning to end and be part of activities beyond your presentation
#4:  If you are presenting a poster presentation, know that you are responsible for printing the poster (check with your mentor on where and how to get your poster printed) and you are responsible for transporting your poster to the conference.
#5: Understand that hotel rooms will be provided for the first two author-presenters only and that you will be expected to share a hotel room with up to two other presenters from GCSU (same sex only in a room) - most rooms are two beds and a rollaway
#6: You must attend two required meetings at GCSU prior to the conference (Conducted by Dr. Kelly Massey)
#7: You are expected to participate in GCSU group photos at the conference
#8: You will be responsible for refunding MURACE immediately after the conference if you register (identifying GCSU as the responsible party for your registration) and do not attend for any reason
#9: You acknowledge that the rules and regulations that guide your behavior on campus apply to the conference as well
 

 

NECESSARY SUBMISSION STEPS

Step 1: Before submitting your abstract to NCUR, be sure to go to CUR and register. Once you type in "Georgia College", the cost will go to "zero" for CUR. Fill out "individual online application". IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND AND PRESENT AFTER REGISTERING, YOU WILL RECEIVE A BILL FROM GEORGIA COLLEGE FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE REGISTRATION FEE.

Step 2: Submit your abstract to NCUR - for more details about NCUR click on this link: NCUR - WHEN SUBMITTING THE ABSTRACT IDENTIFY DR. DOREEN SAMS AS THE CAMPUS CONTACT/LIAISON (if you fail to do this, we cannot reimburse your NCUR registration cost and cannot guarantee a seat on the bus)

Step 3: Watch for Abstract presentation decision NCUR (Beginning January 2019)

Step 4: Once your abstract is accepted and you are SURE you will be able to attend, go to NCUR to register for the conference between January and February. Do NOT pay by credit card, have the payment billed to Georgia College. If you register after February 22, 2019 (early registration cutoff day) you will have to put the charge on your personal credit card. We will only reimburse you for late registration up to the early registration fee.  IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND AND PRESENT AFTER REGISTERING, YOU WILL RECEIVE A BILL FROM GEORGIA COLLEGE FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE REGISTRATION FEE.

Step 5: Before attending click on the following link and watch this important video: Video

Registration for NCUR: Click on this link to create an account and to log in to register - NCUR registration

Kennesaw's NCUR timeline is shown below. 

 


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FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT: Dr. Doreen Sams at 478-445-0966 or Dr. Steven Jones at 478-445-1253 or email us at URACE@gcsu.edu.



NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH - EDMOND OKLAHOMA 2018 PHOTOS and VIDEOS

 

Plenary Speech Saturday NCUR 2018 - Click here NCUR1

Plenary Speech Thursday NCUR 2018 - Click here NCUR2

 

Large Native American Statue with Arms Open Hold a Wrap at the entrance to UCOPlenary session at UCO - Panoramic view of floor and stadium seating full of people waiting for event to begin

Dr. Sams and some of the GCSU NCUR students outside the Plenary Session at UCOGCSU student in front of a statute of a wild mustang at UCO during NCUR

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH - MEMPHIS TENNESSEE 2017

Of the 380 colleges and universities that sent students to participate in the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Georgia College ranked 27 in sending the most students. In all, twenty-eight Georgia College students participated in the conference. The complete list of top schools participating in NCUR is on the document link below or can be viewed at http://www.cur.org/assets/1/7/Topinst-NCUR2017.pdf. Scroll below for photos of Georgia College students and faculty mentors at the conference. 

ncur_2017_rankings_of_sending_institutions.pdf

 


 

Three students around their poster board presenting at NCUR Memphis TennesseeZach and Jonathan (GCSU students) presenting their health science research at NCUR Memphis TennesseeBeginning slide from Zach and Jonathan's PowerPoint presentation at NCUR Memphis TennesseeA person sitting and one walking by a building on the university campus in Memphis during the 2017 NCUR. Beautiful arches and decorative trim on the building.Dr. Sams pointing to the university's mascot (a tiger) during NCUR 2017 - Memphis Tennessee

Two GCSU students presenting their research at the University of Memphis 2017 NCURTwo female and three male GCSU student standing under the "The University of Memphis Welcomes NCUR 2017" banner.

A group of students standing around listing to a GCSU student present his research at a poster session at NCUR 2017 Memphis TennesseeFemale GCSU student pointing to a specific item on her PowerPoint at NCUR 2017

Students mingling at NCUR 2017Faculty and students mingling at NCUR 2017Student talking to GC's Zach Rader and Jonathan Goodman over refreshments at NCUR 2017.