UT Research Symposium 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – 3 – 6 p.m. 

Nitschke Technology Commercialization Complex

The Thomas and Elizabeth Brady Engineering Innovation Center (NT1000)
1600 N. Westwood, Toledo, Ohio 43606

As a major public research university, The University of Toledo has a long history of conducting innovative research, scholarship and creative activities that significantly impact our region.

To showcase some of our more recent research/scholarship, the Office of the Provost invites UT faculty, staff and graduate students (with approval of a faculty advisor) to participate in its inaugural research symposium.

Criteria for Proposal Selection

  • The quality of the proposal, including clarity and inclusion of all information requested;
  • The topic’s relevance to this year’s focus (how the scholarship benefits through community engagement and how our region benefits through engaged partnerships with UT); and
  • The potential for the topic to engage symposium participants and ignite discussion.

Guidelines for Presenters

  • Submit your completed proposals online using the Proposal Form provided. (Graduate students must have approval from their faculty advisor.)
  • Submit only one proposal form per presentation; if other presenters will also participate, include all names/contact information on the proposal form.
  • If choosing to do a poster presentation, use the UT Poster Template.
  • Include the UT logo on your presentation materials.
  • Plan to provide at least 75 copies of any handout materials to distribute at the Research Symposium, including your contact information / business card.
  • Set up no later than 2:30 p.m. on April 17.
  • Be stationed at your booth / poster presentation throughout the entire symposium, from 3 – 5 p.m., so you may discuss your scholarship with participants and answer questions.

Useful Information

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • List of all Research Symposium presenters – Please check back; to be posted on this webpage during the week of March 18.
  • Event floor map to help you locate presenters – Please check back; to be posted on this webpage during the week of April 8.


Contact Dr. Amy Thompson, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Co-Chair, Research Symposium Committee, at amy.thompson4@utoledo.edu.

Thank You

Your participation in this premiere event, whether through presenting or attending, will help The University of Toledo to advance several of our strategic priorities, including improving student success; achieving prominence in research, scholarship and creative activities; fostering excellence among our faculty and staff; and strengthening community engagement.

Deadline for proposals

Friday, Feb. 15

Proposal Selection and Notification

No later than Friday, March 1

Presentation Formats

Booth or poster presentation

Research Symposium Agenda

3 – 5 p.m., Presentations / Networking

5 – 6 p.m., Panel Discussion (Nitschke Auditorium)

Complete proposal request

Last Updated: 2/7/19