Annual Research Conference

Earlham College
Fifth Annual Research Conference (ARC)
April 14-16, 2014

Earlham’s Fifth Annual Research Conference (ARC) will be held April 14-16, 2014. The ARC is designed to showcase the work of Earlham students from all disciplines, as the purpose of research and creative activity is to share our work with the larger academic community.

This conference will allow students working on Ford-Knight projects, senior projects, independent research projects, or even first-year research projects to have a supportive and receptive audience for the presentation for their work. Thus, students from every major, field, department and program are invited to submit proposals for presentations and performances. During the conference, students will share their work in panels organized by topic or through poster presentations.

Research Grant Awards:

Five research grants of up to $250 are available for expenses related to research such as books, equipment, supplies, traveling expenses and copying costs. All students who receive a research grant award will be expected to present their work at the 2014 conference.

Complete the grant application at:

Information needed includes contact information for all students involved and a faculty sponsor, a title, a proposal (250-500 words), and a budget. Faculty approval is required before you submit an application.

Poster -presentations -2013-69Submitting an Abstract for Presentation:

Early bird submissions are due on December 6, 2013. All abstracts are due by February 19, 2014.

Submit your proposal at:

You will need to be prepared to submit the following information:

  • Your name, address, email address and contact phone number
  • Names and email addresses for all co-presenters
  • Your faculty supervisor's name and contact information
  • Presentation format preference (Paper, Poster, Panel  — definitions and requirements of each will be listed on the submission portal
  • Request for video/audio/computer equipment
  • Presentation title
  • A brief (200 words maximum) abstract

Presentations will be on April 14 & 15 at 4:30 p.m. or later or April 16 from 1-2:20 p.m. We cannot accommodate schedule requests. If accepted, you may be assigned to any of the available times.

Important Deadlines:

October 7, 2013 — Last day to submit proposal for grant award

December 6, 2013 – Early bird submission deadline

February 19, 2014 — Last day to submit abstract for conference

April 14-16, 2014 — Conference

Have a Question Regarding
Annual Research Conference?

Rachael Reavis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology


2014 Event Program

2013 Event Program

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