Why should I participate?

  • Scrumptious food: Morning tea and lunch will be provided free, there will be a drinks function at the end of the conference
  • Career advancement: Great networking opportunity and you can add to your CV to make you more competitive for future scholarships
  • Prizes! There’s over $1000 in Coles-Myer gift vouchers up for grabs from the various competitions held throughout the day!
  • Hear from two highly accomplished scientists during the plenary sessions by Associate Professor Nina Mitter and Distinguished Professor Judith Clements
  • There’s also a new poster competition this year! WITH MORE PRIZES!!

The SCMB Research Symposium is an opportunity to get involved in your school and support those around you as well as showcase your research and make strides towards your research career goals!

Symposium Booklet cover photo competition!

Have a creative itch you want to scratch? Want to see your work on the cover of the symposium booklet?
Submit a picture of your work! It can be any style or medium that your creative heart desires! The picture must encapsulate some of the amazing work done in SCMB. Images must be a minimum resolution of 1000 x 1000 (300 dpi)
Email your entries to rsag@scmb.uq.edu.au with a brief description (1-2 lines) of the work.

Abstract Submission Deadline

SCMB RHD, Masters and Honours students: 19th October 2016
Be sure to check the suitability of the content you wish to present at this event with your supervisor before submission. Confidentiality forms may not be available at the symposium.

How do I submit an abstract?

About SCMB Research Students Symposium

The SCMB Research Students Symposium gives participants the chance to learn about research that is being undertaken within our School and to meet the experts behind the science.

Open to students of all levels and staff, the symposium features poster presentations, equipment displays, talks from guest speakers and networking opportunities.

The free event is organised by our School’s Research Students Advisory Group and held each November.


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