URC-ISE Participant Info

As a participant in the 2018 URC-ISE, you will be involved in the largest event in the Undergraduate Research Conference at UNH. Below is important information you should be aware of as you prepare. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • By March 1 - Online registration
  • Early April - Attend URC-ISE Student Orientation Meeting
  • April 6 - Project Abstract Deadline
  • April 6 - Participant Lunch Survey Deadline
  • April 17 - Submit Poster electronically
  • April 17, 12:00-5:00 p.m. - Set up poster and project materials at Whittemore Center Arena
  • April 18 - 2018 URC-ISE at Whittemore Center Arena


First Place poster in each judging group - $500

A non-cash Honorable Mention award will be given in each judging group.

STEM Reverse Career Fair

In the past, we have hosted representatives from companies to participate in a STEM Career Fair running cocurrently with the URC-ISE. We are changing it up this year! Plans are underway for a STEM Reverse Career Fair which would invite members of industry to attend the ISE Open House to see you in action. Check back for more information including the list of companies that will be in attendance.

Info in myCourses

Once registration has closed, be sure to periodically check the URC-ISE course in myCourses (aka Canvas) for Assignments, Annoucements, and Files.

Student Orientation Meeting 

A mandatory Student Orientation Meeting will be held for ISE participants. One student participant from each group should attend. Watch your URC-ISE course in Canvas for the date.

2018 Rubric for Judging

Each group will be judged by industry professionals, alumni, past winners, professors and graduate students. Judges will utilize a rubric to score you on your research, poster presentation, and oral presentation. You can find the 2017 judging rubric HERE.

Poster Information

Posters in URC-ISE should not be larger than 36" x 48".

Many CEPS departments have plotters that can print posters for students or will pay to have these done either at ESRC Poster Printing Services located in Morse Hall, Room 253 or UNH Printing Services located at the West Edge Copy Center. Prices for printing at these two locations can be found at on the URC Poster Printing Information and Pricing webpage.

Using the UNH Logo on your Poster?

If you plan to include a UNH logo on your poster, the logo is available for download HERE. Please note that The University Seal is for use only on diplomas and other designated official University documents and should not appear on URC-ISE posters.

UNH Connors Writing Center

Consider making an appointment with a consultant at the UNH Connors Writing Center for help with poster and oral presentations.