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The Giles Brown Student Project & Research Symposium


"Great opportunity for students to share meaningful and personal research.  So impressed!" -2018 Symposium Attendee


The Giles Brown Student Project and Research Symposium provides a venue for students from any field at OCC to showcase work they've done in class or independently with faculty sponsors.  There are several ways work can be shared, including poster, oral presentation, or exhibition of work. 

 

Poster presentation

Poster Session

The poster session provides the opportunity to share work through a visual presentation and includes a question and answer period. The posters will be on display throughout the symposium and the author(s) is/are present for one hour.  It provides an opportunity to communicate with peers in an informal and intimate setting.


Student presenting their research


Oral Presentations 

The oral presentation, sometimes called a paper session, will be a 15-minute oral presentation with 5 minutes of questions.  Some examples of a research presentation might include topics like the effect of visual input on brainwaves, the effects of caffeine on VO2max, the comparison of performance on a rubric as judged by an instructor compared with a final grade, or the effect of messaging on exercise seeking behavior.


Exhibition of Work

 The exhibition of work is a category suitable for creative works including sculpture, paintings, machined products, architectural design, ice sculptures, and more.  This venue will have works on display throughout the symposium.


Unfortunately, at this time performance works are not included in the symposium.


Talk with your faculty mentor if you are not sure whether your work is best suited to a poster or oral presentation.   Posters and presentations may have more than one author or presenter and should include projects that have been done in class.


Attendee Praise:

Also be sure to attend as the experience is one of a kind:


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  • "It was really interesting seeing my peers and their presentations!  As much as we learn about research in our classes, it's interesting seeing it in real time." -2018 Symposium Attendee

  • "I like hearing about issues that I know nothing about, and then hearing solutions for them."-2018 Symposium Attendee

  • "It was very nice to see the other areas of study that I would not have experienced otherwise."-2018 Symposium Attendee


Contact Information


Rachel Ridnor - rridnor@occ.cccd.edu

Duy Pham  - dpham@occ.cccd.edu


Sponsored by Project RAISE

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Organizing Team


Duy Pham • Rachel Ridnor • Hannah Kang • Greg Russell • Jerome Fang   Amy Hellman  Kelli Elliott • Ulrike Green  Robert Ellis • Isabel Archuleta • Karen Baker • Jon Mochizuki • Brent Rudmann • Michael Sutliff • Tara Giblin