2021 Postdoc Research Symposium: Registration

UVA Postdocs

November 18, 2021 | Newcomb Hall 

Community Building | Research Communication |  Lunch and Reception

The Office of Graduate and Postdoc Affairs is supporting the Postdoc Association and symposium planning team to organize Annual Postdoc Research Symposium, an event for postdocs by postdocs, with the purpose of celebrating contribution and excellence of postdoc community at the University.


The symposium will provide all postdocs opportunities to:

  • build community and network with peers, faculty and staff
  • communicate research for broad audience, as well as discipline-specific audience
  • give and receive feedback on research and communication skills
  • find resources, collaborations and other support for research and professional development

Symposium Schedule 

11.30 AM | Registration | Newcomb Hall Outside Ballroom

12 - 1 PM | Lunch | Newcomb Hall Ballroom

1 - 1.15 PM | Introductions and Welcome | Newcomb Hall Ballroom

1.15 - 2.15 PM | 5-Minute Research Narratives | Newcomb Hall Ballroom.

  • 5- minute research narratives are brief overview of research and its broader impact for a broad, non-specialist audience.

2.30 - 4 PM | 12-Minute Research Talks |  Newcomb Hall (varied location).

  • 12-minute research talks (excluding 3 minutes of Q&A following talk) are traditional oral presentations of research to discipline-specific audience in one of the following categories:
  1. Education, Humanities & Social Sciences | Newcomb Room 389
  2. Life sciences and Health sciences | South Meeting Room
  3. Interdisciplinary life sciences | Commonwealth Room
  4. Physical Science and Engineering| Newcomb Room 481

4 - 5 PM | Resource Fair | Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Learn about resources at the University which provide support for all postdocs related to research, personal and professional development. The virtual resource will include featured University partners, opportunity for professional headshots and career development such as LinkedIn review and Handshake access. Limited number of slots for headshots will be available; reserve your spot at registration desk at 11.30 am symposium day.  

5.30 - 6.30 PM | RECEPTION & AWARDS | Colonnade Club, Pavillion VII 

*Details of speakers and resource fair are forthcoming.