Research Day 2019: Call for Poster Abstracts

April 12, 2019
Poster Presentations: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

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Poster Abstracts

We are now accepting abstracts for the 7th Annual UB School of Nursing Research Day.

Both faculty and students submissions welcome.

Competition Details

This year's theme is "Academic and Clinical Partnership."

Poster competitions are for BSN, DNP/MS, and PhD students, as well as participating clinical partners.

Winners will receive a $100 cash prize.

Abstract Deadline and Decision Notification

All abstracts must be submitted no later than Monday, March 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm to Steve Lamkin at

Presenters will be notified of the acceptance decision by Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Abstract Admission Guidelines

1. All abstracts must be no more than 300 words (excluding title, author names, and affiliations) and must be original work (meaning this should not have been submitted.presented at a conference prior to Research Day).

2. Abstracts mat be submitted in one of three formats: Traditional, Qualitative and Clinical Project/Literature Review (should be a thorough review of literature such as a systematic review, integrated review, or scoping review). Each format is designed to best fit the research type.

Traditional Format

Must include:

  • Purpose
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Methods (design, sample, setting, measures, analysis)
  • Results
  • Conclusions and Implications

Qualitative Format

Must Include:

  • Purpose
  • Background
  • Methods (design, participants, setting, data collection, analytical approach)
  • Results
  • Conclusion and Implications

Clinical Project or Literature Review

Must Include:

  • Purpose
  • Background
  • Methods (sources, analytical approach)
  • Results
  • Conclusions and Implications

If you are planning to use Research Day as your Capstone Defense, please note that in your submission.

For more information:

Steve Lamkin