Research Day 2020: Call for Poster Abstracts

April 17, 2020 (Hayes Hall, UB South Campus)

Poster Abstracts

We are now accepting abstracts for the 8th Annual UB School of Nursing Research Day. Both faculty and students submissions welcome. 

Competition Details and Deadlines

  • The theme for 2020 SON Research Day will focus on the effect and importance of technology in research.
  • Poster competitions are for BSN, DNP/MS, PhD students, and faculty.

Abstract Deadline and Decision Notification

All abstracts must be submitted no later than Friday, March 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. to Steve Lamkin at

Presenters will be notified of the acceptance decision by Wednesday, March 11, 2020 and are expected to participate in Research Day.

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 may 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 DNP project defense, please note that in your submission.

For more information:

Email Steve Lamkin at

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