Presenting Research

Presenting your research at an academic conference, whether orally or through a poster, is a great way to showcase your research and receive feedback to challenge or push you in new directions. Presenting at conferences also facilitates building networks of academics and practicioners in your chosen field or discipline. Check out the Undergraduate Scholars Conference that the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement hosts every spring and our comprehensive list of conferences dedicated to supporting undergraduate research.


Upcoming Conferences at Notre Dame


February 23-24, 2018

10th Annual Human Development Conference - Decades of Development: Contextualizing the Past, Envisioning the Future
The University of Notre Dame's Human Development Conference (HDC) is an annual, student-led conference that provides a platform for dialogue in which students from many academic backgrounds and disciplines can share their development-focused research. HDC strives to empower passionate students to learn more about a wide range of topics and network with other student researchers from across the country and the world.
Call for Papers deadline:  November 27, 2017
Call for Photos deadline: January 19, 2018

April 9, 2018

7th Annual Cancer Research Day
The Harper Cancer Research Institute's 7th Annual Cancer Research Day event showcases HCRI's multidisciplinary cancer research. Research Day is FREE and open to the public.
Abstract submission deadline: March 12, 2018

April 13-14, 2018

2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference - Toward a Justpeace: Exploring the Intersections of Justice and Peace
The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference is an annual peace studies conference organized by students for students, to provide space for dialogue and learning on important issues related to peacebuilding, global issues and social justice.
Call for Proposals deadline: January 22, 2018

April 18, 2018

ND Energy Research Symposium
The inaugural ND Energy Research Symposium will feature keynote speaker Sally M. Benson, co-director of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, ND Energy Faculty who recently received Early Career and Large-center awards, and associated graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who will present their energy-related research projects during a poster session. All are welcome to attend as we kick-off this annual event to celebrate the achievements in energy research at Notre Dame.
Registration deadline (preferred): April 2, 2018

April 27-28, 2018

New Directions 2018 Midwest Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies
The Gender and Women's Studies communities of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College, and Indiana University South Bend will host the 3rd biennial Midwestern Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies.
Call for Papers deadline: February 2, 2018

May 4, 2018

College of Science Joint Annual Meeting 
The intent of the College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) is to highlight the achievements of undergraduate students conducting research in all disciplines of science. Students present their original scientific research with faculty and students, in either an oral or poster format.
Submission deadline: TBA