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The UAB Expo celebrates excellence in research, creative activity, and scholarship by showcasing the academic endeavors of undergraduate students.

Why should you participate?

  • Practice and strengthen your presentation skills.
  • Engage with like-minded peers, exchanging research experiences, and ideas.
  • Receive feedback from both peers and faculty.
  • Add an impressive addition to your resume/CV that can improve applications to graduate and/or professional schools.

Upcoming Expo

Virtual Spring Expo 2021 will be from April 19 - April 23. Abstracts are due by April 9.

Registration for UAB Community members (those who are not presenting or judging):

Video Research Awards

Submit to the Video Research Awards or vote for your favorites! 1st prize wins $1,000! Both second and third win $500. Public judging is from March 26th to April 9th. Live presentations are on April 22nd and 23rd.

Contact Gareth Jones for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Accessibility Info

To request accessibility accommodations for the expo, please contact:

  • Students — Disability Support Services at (205) 934-4205 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Faculty/Staff — AWARE Program at (205) 975-9973 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virtual Spring Expo 2021 Steps:

  1. Submit your abstract by April 9. After all abstracts have been submitted, you will be assigned a number for submission purposes and registered for the Canvas course. Look for the invitation to join the course.
  2. Create your presentation! Poster presentations must be 10 minute or less. Oral Presentations must be 10-12 minutes.
  3. Oral presentations will be done live on Zoom and then the recording will be uploaded to Canvas.
  4. Poster Presentations will be a video upload.
    • This can be done in multiple ways:
    • Video of you talking about your research
    • Video of you presenting with a physical poster
    • In addition, we will be offering a timed session where you can present your poster on Zoom. This is not required, and you must respond to the email request in order to be scheduled for this session.
    • Submit your presentation to the Canvas page with your designated number section beginning April 15 through April 18 (detailed instructions for uploading will be provided in Canvas)
  5. Judges and the community have access beginning on April 19-23. Both can leave comments and feedback for your presentation
  6. Winners announced on April 26.