Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 10th anniversary Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference. April 23 & 24, 2018. Plano Campus. 2800 East Spring Creek Parkway Plano, Texas 75074

THEME: Research across the Disciplines

  • Including Research Papers, Literature Reviews, Research Manuscripts, Research Reports, Service Learning Research, Scientific Experiment Research, Exploratory Research, etc.


OPEN TO: Undergraduate students at both 2-year and 4-year institutions. Students who complete their undergraduate degree in Dec. 2017 are eligible for conference consideration.

Prizes & recognition awarded for Top Paper in 3 categories!    

*4-year University students                  

*2-year College students                  

*Collin HSA students                                

Only completed research will be considered for Top Paper Awards



  • Panel Presentation (speakers present to an audience. Ends with Q & A) 
    • Individual (accepted students are placed in an existing panel based on research subject)
    • Collaborative (accepted collaborative works are placed in a panel together)
    • Collin College Health Science Academy (Only students enrolled in the Collin College Health Science Academy present in this format)
  • Roundtable (accepted student(s) lead the audience through an interactive discussion of their research)
  • Performance (accepted student(s) present their research to an audience in the form of a rehearsed performance)
  • Poster boards (accepted student(s) present their research to hallway passersby in the form of designed poster boards. This is similar in style to a Science Fair presentation)

*Researchers who do not indicate which presentation style they prefer will be placed in a panel


EXCITING NEWS: Complete panels sponsored by a professor are now automatically accepted!                     

In other words, professors (from any institution) who put together a panel(s) AND agree to act as the Chair/Respondent of that panel(s) will be immediately accepted for conference presentation!
Such panel submissions must be submitted by the sponsoring faculty member.


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2019                                                                


Please submit here

While complete research is given precedence, students may also submit partially-complete work or abstracts of future work. Abstract submissions must have approval of a Faculty Mentor.  In other words, the faculty member will vouch for you, assuring us that, if accepted, your research will be complete by April. 


QUESTIONS? Feel free to contact Conference Coordinator, Jenny Warren, at any time at