Texas State hosts 13th annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students

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Jayme Blaschke | March 30, 2022

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The Graduate College at Texas State University will host the 13th annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students virtually April 5-8 on the ForagerOne’s Symposium platform.

More than 120 graduate students from various disciplines at Texas State and other institutions in Texas will present their research or projects in the form of electronic posters.

The conference is free and open for all Texas State faculty, staff and students, including undergraduates, to attend. Registration is required through Symposium. Registration details are available on the conference webpage.

Jennifer Irwin, director of the Materials Science, Engineering and Commercialization Program at Texas State and an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will deliver the keynote address, "The Secrets to Success in Graduate Research: Compassionate Practices to Foster Research Productivity." The address will be 10:30 a.m.-noon on April 5 via Zoom. The keynote address highlights the 2021-2022 Common Experience theme, Compassion.

Graduate students will submit their presentations before the conference starts on to Symposium, allowing for presentations to be viewable at any time throughout the conference dates. Attendees are encouraged to engage with presenters using the comments feature.

The conference program and other event details are available at the International Research Conference for Graduate Students website. The conference is sponsored by the Common Experience and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Texas State.  

For more information, contact Lindsey Wilson at gradresearchconf@txstate.edu.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922