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UCSB Colloquium

Undergraduate Research Colloquium - General Information

Colloquium 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 11:00-2:00 in the Corwin Pavilion
Entry forms are due by 11:59 pm on April 1, 2016.

The Undergraduate Research Colloquium (a poster exhibition only) recognizes the scholarly achievements of students and acknowledges the faculty contributions to the development of undergraduate research and creative activities.

Undergraduates at any level who are enrolled at UCSB at the time of the colloquium will be considered. The work to be presented may be a completed or ongoing project. It is expected that all recipients of undergraduate research awards from the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Unit will present at this event.

The submission of the online colloquium entry form is required. The online entry form opened on February 1, 2016.  The 2016 Colloquium entry DEADLINE will be April 1, 2016.  We will attempt to accept all applicants; however, if we can't accommodate everyone, a faculty panel will select participants. The Colloquium date is Tuesday, May 19. Subject to their class schedule, presenters are expected to attend the entire session, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Presenters are encouraged to invite their faculty mentors, family and friends. All members of the UCSB community will also be invited to attend.

The UCSB Emeriti Association, a group of retired UCSB Faculty, 186 members strong, is pleased to announce their annual competition to recognize outstanding scholarship by UCSB undergraduates. The Emeriti Association will present awards for the best research in three major discipline areas. 

  1. Humanities and Fine Arts
  2. Physical Science, Math, and Engineering
  3. Social Sciences and Psychology

There awards pay up to $500 in each discipline area. All projects presented at this year's colloquium will be considered for an award based on the quality of the research as presented on the poster and on the skill and clarity of the presenter's discussion.

Please contact the URCA Coordinator at if you have any questions.