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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

In-person and virtual Fall Expo will be from November 28 - December 2, 2022. Abstracts are due by November 11, 2022. Once your abstract is submitted you are automatically registered for the expo.

Submit Abstract

Special Note for Expo
We know that research is an ever-changing process with various highs and pitfalls. Our goal is to put on the best expo we can, allowing for largest ease for presenters and space for all of us to work. Noting this, we cannot accept late submissions. With limited physical space and the various tasks that contributes to running a successful hybrid event, we will not be able to accommodate submissions after the deadline. Please help our office out and submit your research on time. We are here to help with every step of the process, just reach out and ask. Thank you!


  • November 11th: Abstracts Due
  • November 29th: Oral Presentations 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • November 30th: Session One from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Session Two from 1 p.m. to 3p.m. in alumni house

Winners announced the following week.

Registration for UAB members for the online component can be found here. If you are planning on attending expo in person, no registration is required.

Register for Expo

keyana boglinMeet our Fall 2022 Keynote Speaker

Keyana Boglin

Keyana Boglin is the UAB AmeriCorps VISTA Statewide Program Supervisor. As a supervisor, she manages the grant associated with the AmeriCorps VISTA program. She also assists with the placement of VISTAs and their host sites. Keyana has served with AmeriCorps as a VISTA Leader and FEMA Corps member. She is inspired by the impact that the UAB VISTA program is having on communities and is looking forward to seeing the program grow.

Video Research Awards

1st place wins $1,000! Both second and third win $500.

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

The Video Research Awards are for Spring Expo only. There will be no Video Research Awards presented during the summer or fall expos.

Register for the VRA


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.

Fall Expo 2022 Steps:

  1. Submit your abstract November 11th. 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 and Oral presentations can be virtual or in person. For more specific requirements please follow these guidelines.
  3. Judges and the community can join online or in person. Both can leave comments online or ask questions in person.
  4. Winners will be announced the following week.