We are now accepting abstract submissions for the poster session of the Second Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium, held at Virginia Tech on Nov 2th, 9am-3pm, in the Graduate Life Center (GLC) Multipurpose room. The submission deadline is MONDAY OCTOBER 15th.
The Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society (ΙΔΡ) organizes this symposium to promote interdisciplinary work being performed at Virginia Tech by graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Bill Newell, a leading scholar on interdisciplinary research, will be the keynote speaker and host an interactive panel discussion.
Undergraduate and graduate students can equally participate in the poster session and compete for poster awards in their respective categories. Coffee and lunch break provided.
Abstract format: http://www.idrsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/IDR-symp-abstract.pdf
Abstracts selected for the poster session will be notified by October 22. Selected abstracts will also be featured in the Symposium’s Compendium.
Abstracts will be selected primarily on the extent of integration of distinct disciplines into the author’s work and secondarily on the results/outcomes/impact of the work. Abstracts that do not adhere to formatting guidelines will not be accepted.
Abstracts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Iota Delta Rho, the Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society presents a September Speaker Spotlight on Friday, September 21, 12-1pm in Squires Student Center Room 341. Dr. Tom Martin, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be discussing interdisciplinary team work, industrial design, computer engineering, and marketing. Come enjoy a lively talk and complimentary lunchwill be served too! If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Elvington, the Social Spotlight Series Chair, email@example.com.
Fall Applications start Sep. 3rd 2012 and are open till Wednesday, Oct. 3rd 2012 midnight.
Please apply now!
To qualify for IDR full membership, an individual must a) have completed a minimum of 12 course credit hours, b) have a cumulative GPA that is higher than or equal to 3.7, and c) have demonstrated sincere belief in the society and its mission by pursuing interdisciplinary research. The membership application includes two essays – a personal statement and a demonstration of interdisciplinary work/research statement.
To qualify for IDR associate membership, an individual must a) demonstrate sincere belief in interdisciplinary research, and b) provide significant contribution to the local IDR chapter. The membership application includes two essays – a personal statement and a statement of contribution to our society.
Only students are eligible for Full Membership but professionals can apply for Associate Membership
For more information, please contact the Vice-President of Membership, firstname.lastname@example.org