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Graduate Student Research Symposium

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Virtual Microsoft Teams Platform

We are pleased to announce the OVC Graduate Research Symposium will be held on June 22, 2021. This event will include 3-minute and 12-minute oral presentations and a speaker panel. 

Research achievements of current graduate students will be showcased at this annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.  All OVC graduate students are encouraged to participate in this event by sharing your research findings, practicing your presentation skills and celebrating research in the OVC community.

Symposium Schedule

  Speaker Panel Short Presentations Long Presentations
 Time 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Schedules and Proceedings

For access to the schedule, Teams links, and all other information, please visit our internal event site.

Abstract Submission

We invite all OVC Graduate Students to submit an abstract and encourage you to participate in this event to share your research, practice your presentation skills and celebrate research in the OVC Community. 

Abstract submission must be complete by Tuesday, June 1st at 11:59PM. Students should discuss their intention to submit an abstract with their advisor and give serious consideration given to authorship and intellectual property. 


More Information

Speaker Panel: One Health Informatics

A panel of University of Guelph faculty members, including Dr. Theresa Bernardo (OVC), Dr. Angela Canovas (OAC), Dr. Bob Hanner (CBS), and Dr. Deb Stacey (CEPS), will share their insights on how informatics can advance the field of One Health and One Health research. This event is open to the public. Please register to attend here.

Short Oral Presentations

Students will present their research in a short, succinct 3-minute presentation using language appropriate for a generalist audience.

Long Oral Presentations

Students will present their research in a longer 12-minute presentation. 

OVC Graduate Student Research Symposium Organizing Committee

Simran Bhullar, Biomedical Sciences
Ann Ram, Biomedical Sciences
Beth Zeldenrust, Pathobiology
Sydney Pearce, Population Medicine
Dr. Shayan Sharif, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies
Dr. Lauren Grant, Research Manager
Elizabeth Lowenger, Manager, Student Affairs
Taylor Scully, Learning Pathways Officer
Amanda Draycott, SAS Administrative Manager, Graduate & Research Program Services and Operations Manager, PopMed
Barb Gaudette, OVC Research Assistant