3rd Annual Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium

Inspiring Interdisciplinary Collaboration: New Concepts, New Thinking, New Solutions

February 22, 2019 | Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning
Register to attend the Symposium HERE

Everyone is welcome!


Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium Program

Special thanks to the UCalgary Bookstore for providing our Symposium with lanyards and gifts for guests.


Abstract Submission Deadline: 11:59 PM January 16, 2019

The Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium is a unique opportunity for graduate students to present their innovative research at an interdisciplinary conference. Hosted by the Graduate Students’ Association, the mission of this conference is to showcase the research on campus through adjudicated student oral and poster presentations and to cultivate interdisciplinary collaborations within the graduate community.


Please Note: Each presenter will be assigned one of the following presentation formats. Depending on the number of abstracts received, you may not receive your preferred method of presentation.

Oral Presentation
Each presenter will have approximately 12 minutes to speak and an additional 3 minutes for questions. Oral presentations should be tailored for a diverse audience and should contain language accessible to all graduate students.

Poster presenters will create a poster outlining their work, highlighting the main points of their research. Poster format with either be digital or hardcopy and will be determined following announcement of successful abstract submissions.

Art and Exhibit Displays
Students wishing to display artistic pieces, such as photography, fine art, and sculptures, or exhibits, such as prototypes or architectural models, are encouraged to submit an abstract. These pieces will be displayed alongside academic presentations, and each presenter will have an opportunity to engage conference attendees in constructive and collaborative conversation. If possible, please provide a .jpeg, .png, .tiff of your work.

Detailed information is available HERE: GSA Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium 2019_Supporting Document

Poster of the Symposium is available HERE 

Deadline to submit your abstract has passed.