Submission Guidelines for Graduate Research Showcase

Who Can Submit

Graduate Research Showcase only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of Graduate Research Showcase. For additional information, please contact the Knowledge Box team at

How to Submit a Poster

1. Make sure your poster is in an acceptable format. We can accept posters in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "export" or "save as" option in your program to save it as an RTF file. If you have questions, please contact the Knowledge Box team at

2. Write an abstract for your poster. It must be no more than 250 words. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your poster through a search.

3. Submit the poster through the "Submit Research" link.

4. If you have any questions, contact the Knowledge Box team at

Overview of the Process

After you submit your poster, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of it and publish it on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the poster is posted.

How to Revise Your Poster

If you publish this poster or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to the Knowledge Box team at We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.

If you would like to post a revised version of your poster on the site, please follow the instructions in How to Submit; however, please specify when you submit the poster that it is a revision of a previously submitted poster.