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Research Conference

The College of Education Research Conference is an annual opportunity for researchers to learn, engage, and interact with colleagues. Sponsored by the College of Education’s Office of Research and Graduate Education, activities include a keynote, networking/poster session, and competitions aimed at increasing the awareness of research, funding, and interdisciplinary work.

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2020 Activities

The 2020 Research Conference theme is “Breaking Barriers Through Impactful Research.”

The keynote panel features the following College of Education faculty members, each of whom will discuss their research. There will also be a Q&A session.

  • Collette Chapman-Hilliard, counseling and human development
  • Sakeena Everett, language and literacy education
  • Georgia Hodges, math and science education

Download the Conference Agenda

Two poster sessions will highlight graduate student and faculty research.

College of Education faculty and UGA libraries personnel will lead research professional development roundtables in three 15-minute mini-sessions. Topics will range from methodology, ORCID, mentor-student relationships, navigating the job market, academic appointments in higher education, and starting a research program.

Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Selling our Scholarship (3MT-SOS) Doctoral Student Competition

We are once again offering a competition for our doctoral students, adapted from the UGA Graduate School’s event. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland.

The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacities to explain their research effectively in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.

Student Poster Competition

Each year, the College of Education Research Conference offers graduate students a chance to compete in a research poster competition. Submissions are welcome from all disciplines across the College; the Office of Research and Graduate Education reserves the right to accept submissions based on specific criteria and professional standards.

2020 poster categories include:

  • Administration, policy, and systems
  • Health and wellness
  • Language, literature, and digital literacies
  • Learning and teaching
  • Measurement, assessment, and evaluation
  • Social, diversity, and cultural studies

Below are winning posters from the 2017 College of Education Research Conference.


Download a Research Poster Template

Download Poster and Presentation Guidelines

Poster Registration

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