Adelphi University Research Conference


Conference Information for Faculty

Faculty opportunities to mentor student research endeavors.

We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to support and recognize the scholarship emerging from the collaborative efforts of students and their faculty mentors throughout the university. We urge you to encourage your students to participate.

What is the conference about?

This University-wide event celebrates the efforts of students and their mentors to expand the classroom learning experience through research. It demonstrates the role of research in enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity.

The conference is designed to accomplish the following goals:

  • Highlight the broad scope and outstanding caliber of research conducted by Adelphi University students.
  • Encourage intellectual discourse and exchange of ideas among undergraduate, graduate students, and faculty.
  • Provide a unique opportunity for students and their mentors to share their research with fellow members of the Adelphi academic community.

How can I participate?

Here are some ways faculty members and students can participate:

Faculty participation:

  • Prepare and submit an abstract to qualify your work for inclusion in the conference
  • Encourage your students whose work you believe is appropriate to submit a presentation
  • Volunteer to be a faculty reviewer during the conference
  • Bring your classes to the conference

Student participation:

  • All graduate and undergraduate students are invited to participate
  • Prepare and submit an abstract to qualify your work for inclusion in the conference
  • Volunteer to be a student reviewer
  • Attend the conference

What types of work can be submitted?

In the past this conference has showcased research and other scholarly works by students in all disciplines, including the Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts. Multimedia presentations, a variety of art projects, capstone research projects, works in progress, and completed scientific research have been presented. Students can submit their work for presentation in either ePoster or oral (PowerPoint) format.

» View guidelines for both ePoster and oral presentations

When is the deadline for submissions?

The abstract portal is now open, and the deadline for student abstract submission is February 21, 2020.

How do I become a Faculty Reviewer?

If you are interested in serving as a faculty reviewer, please contact Melissa VanAlstine-Parris at


For further information, please contact:

Research Conference Committee
p – 516.877.3259
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