Undergraduate Research Conference

students present poster presentations about their research at the Undergraduate Research Conference

Welcome to the URC

2019 Undergraduate Research Conference: April 23-26
UNH celebrates the academic achievement of its students with the annual Undergraduate Research Conference, a showcase of research, creative projects and scholarly work. The URC events span UNH's campuses in Durham and Manchester — and with more than 1,800 students across academic disciplines presenting, it's one of the largest conferences of its kind in the nation.

Registration is now open through March 6. Click HERE to register!

Monday, April 22:

Event:    Student Leadership Academy Senior Oral Presentations
Where:  MPR #201
When:   9:00 am – 11:30 am

Tuesday, April 23:

Event:    Oral Presentations
Where:  MPR #201
When:   10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, April 24:

Event:    Poster Presentations
Where:  MPR #201 & Student Commons
When:   4:00 – 6:00 pm

Event:    Computing Technology Poster Presentations
Where:  1st floor
When:   4:00 – 6:00 pm

Thursday, April 25:

Event:    Cinema Arts Day
Where:  Communication Arts Screening Room #456
When:   10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Friday, April 26:

Event:    Engineering Technology Senior Project Presentations
Where:  MPR #201 
When:   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Note:  Presentation times could vary slightly from what is published. 

The URC is open to all undergraduates from all majors, making it unique in its academic diversity. You have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in one of the largest undergraduate research conferences in the country a standout addition to any resume
  • Sharing your work with friends, family and the UNH and local communities in a professional conference setting
  • Develop a close, focused relationship with a faculty mentor

The URC is one of the largest and most diverse conferences of its kind in the nation, showcasing student work from every discipline and major at UNH. The conference features over 20 events and 1,800 student presenters, with 300+ UNH faculty members serving as advisers. The role you play in teaching and supporting students with their research cannot be overstated. By encouraging your students to participate in the URC you are giving them their first taste of a professional-level conference.

Click here for more information and to view the Faculty Resource Guide.

1. chat with your Faculty mentor

Your first step is to chat with your faculty adviser about presenting at the URC

2. review URC info

Read through the information on UNH's URC pages so you know what to expect and which steps to take.

3. register - Registration deadline is march 6th

You'll need the following information to register your project:

  • The title of your presentation
  • Your faculty mentor's name ("Adviser")
  • The event(s) at which you will be presenting.
  • Information for other presenters ("Authors") including name, major, class/rank and home town/home state

Register online

If you have questions, please review the URC FAQs, or contact UNH Manchester Project Coordinator Mary Young.

Preparing for the URC can be exciting, but also stressful. For many students this is the first time they have ever produced a scientific research poster or presented their findings in a PowerPoint presentation.

Here are some resources to help make your URC participation an unforgettable and rewarding experience:

Get an inside look at UNH Manchester's student showcase with this video from our 2015 URC. You can also check out the senior capstone poster presentations by our biological sciences students.