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OARDC Annual Research Conference

A poster competition will be held during the OARDC Annual Research Conference on, Thursday, April 21, 2016 at The Shisler Conference Center, Wooster Campus. Competition is open to any currently enrolled M.S. or Ph.D. student, or those who received their graduate degrees after Spring Quarter, 2015, working on or supported by an OARDC or College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences supported project. Postdocs and Research assistants/associates that are not currently working on an advanced degree are also invited (Research Scientists are excluded). Entrants may present only posters on original research they have conducted while at The Ohio State University. Each entrant may present only one poster. Guidelines and abstract template can be found at
There are no restrictions regarding number of graduate students participating per faculty member or department. Separate competitions will be held for Masters, Doctoral students, Postdocs and Research Assistants/associates. First, second, and third place winners in each competition will receive cash awards of $500, $300 and $150, respectively. Winners will be announced at the conference.
This competition has been established to showcase research in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the OARDC, to encourage participation at the Conference, and to enlighten College and OARDC personnel on the diversity of research projects being conducted at our institution.