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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 Summer Expo 2021 will be from July 26th to the 30th. Abstracts are due by July 16th.

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

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 expos.

Submit here

 

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 Summer Expo 2021 Steps:

  1. Submit your abstract by July 16th. 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 July 22nd through the 25th.
  5. Judges and the community have access beginning on July 26th through the 30th. Both can leave comments and feedback for your presentation.
  6. Winners will be announced the following Wednesday.