Thinking Matters Lightning Talk Proposal Form
On Friday, April 19th, 2019 USM's annual student research symposium, Thinking Matters, will take place in Abromson Community Education Center. This event showcases innovative learning and creativity of high-quality undergraduate and graduate students. During the lunch portion of Thinking Matters (12pm-1pm), 6 students will have the opportunity to present their research in a Lightning Talk event in Hannaford Hall. Lightning Talks will be approximately 8-10 minutes in length.

Participants will have extensive coaching, and must commit to attending the following training sessions (time TBD):
-Wednesday 3/20 or Wednesday 4/3 (workshops)
-Wednesday, 4/17 (tech rehearsal in Hannaford Hall)
-Friday, 4/19 (Thinking Matters)

All presenters must have a faculty mentor to support the research being presented. Only complete submissions will be considered. Please take your time assembling your proposal information fully for the form below. A total of 6 proposals will be selected.

Email address *
Presenter Name *
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Faculty Mentor Name *
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Faculty Mentor Email *
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In 2-3 sentences, please describe what your Lightening Talk will be about. *
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In 2-3 sentences, describe what research has already be done on this topic. *
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In 2-3 sentences, tell us why this topic matters? *
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In 2-3 sentences, tell us why we (your multidisciplinary audience) care about your topic? *
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