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IUPUI to host statewide Indiana University student research conference

Research Conference
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November 14, 2012

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INDIANAPOLIS – About 130 undergraduate students from eight Indiana University campuses will either display poster presentations or deliver oral presentations about their faculty-mentored research projects during the annual Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference . Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is hosting the conference from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

Poster sessions, scheduled from 10:20 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., are open to the general public.

The annual conference, now in its 18th year, is open to Indiana University student researchers in all disciplines, including visual and performing arts, humanities, natural and physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, business, education, and nursing. Research topics as diverse as the study of Civil War railroad batteries, the multidisciplinary design of a robotic football player, and the effect of treadmill exercise on high blood pressure are among the projects researchers will display in this year’s event.