Student Spring Research Conference Set for April 2014


Deadline Extended for Students to Present at Spring Research Conference

by Amanda Nelson

College of Education students are invited to present at the annual Spring Research Conference. The conference allows students to present their work, whether it is completed, in progress or at the proposal stage. This free event provides a welcoming context in which to receive feedback. 

The day includes presentations by students from the universities of Kentucky, Louisville and Cincinnati, co-sponsors of the event.

The 2014 conference will be held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati on April 12.

Register online at:

Please note the following dates:

  • Register to present by 3/15/2014
  • Presenters receive confirmation by 3/28/2014
  • Register to attend by 3/31/2013

“The purpose of the conference is to provide students an opportunity to present their research in a friendly environment and receive constructive comments on their work as well as their presentations,” said Rob Shapiro, associate dean for research and graduate studies at the UK College of Education. “It serves as a learning experience.”

                         Students at the 2013 Spring Research Conference

Students give presentations of their projects or use posters to present their findings. Sessions throughout the day focus on various aspects of education research, including literacy, education psychology, teachers and teaching, sport leadership and physical activity, behavior, and content.

Sponsored annually by the three universities, the Spring Research Conference rotates among campuses each year.

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Shapiro at