Come meet, learn from, and support the best and brightest of Wisconsin’s future scientists! Top undergraduate and graduate students from Wisconsin colleges and universities will present a wide range of research in the natural sciences at this year’s Student Research Symposium, and we’d love to have you there.
With a full day of presentations, delicious catered lunch, and 379 acres of wild Wisconsin to explore, you’ll be fully immersed in the wonders of the natural world.
Student poster presentation at the 2016 Research Symposium.
Each year, the best oral and poster presentations are honored with monetary awards ranging from $100-$500.
2019 Keynote Speaker: Melissa Curran
Melissa is an Environmental Scientist with Stantec Consulting Services, specializing in botanical surveys and restoration ecology. Over the last 12 years, she has completed numerous natural resource assessments, rare plant surveys and restoration projects throughout the Midwest. She has documented dozens of new rare plant populations and is currently working on reintroducing orchid species to restoration sites throughout Wisconsin.
A total of $1,500 will be awarded to students for their outstanding research. Best presentations in each session category, and runners-up, will be awarded. This year’s session categories include “Graduate Studies”, “Water and Plants”, “Mammals and Research Tools” and “Poster Presentations”.