Research Week: Call for posters and cover art contest

The Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and VA Health System Research Week events are set to take place Tuesday, April 18, through Thursday, April 20. The 2017 event will focus on pediatric research. Posters from all disciplines are welcome.

Poster sessions schedule

All poster sessions and the awards reception will be held in the MERF Atrium.

  • Graduate, Medical, and PharmD students: Tuesday, April 18, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Pediatrics Research Day: Tuesday, April 18, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff: Wednesday, April 19, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Awards reception (to follow speaker): Thursday, April 20, 1 p.m.

Poster registration

Deadline for posters: Monday, April 3 at 5 p.m.
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The UI Carver College of Medicine is hosting the third annual Cover Art Contest during the 2017 Health Sciences Research Week. Entries will be accepted in two categories: Scientific Humor and Creative Cover Art. Entries will be displayed for consideration at the Research Week Poster Sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18 and 19. The top three entries from each category will be awarded prizes on April 20.

All Research Week participants and UI Carver College of Medicine students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and staff are eligible to submit.

What to submit

Scientific humor

The entry could be line art, a cartoon, or a figure that may be comically related to your research. Entries will be judged by popular vote cast by the public at a reception booth during Research Week.

Creative cover art

The entry is in the form of a scientific journal cover that is related to your research. Entries will be judged by a panel of judges.

Contest rules and submission

Deadline for submission: Monday, April 3, at 5 p.m.
Register online and learn more: