Prepare Your Presentation: Resources


The following resources are available to undergraduate students in support of their symposium presentation. For any questions about your presentation, please email

The Undergraduate Research Symposium, ASURE and other campus organizations like UO Libraries provide a range of support and resources for undergraduate presenters, including abstract writing, citing sources, poster and slideshow design, oral and poster presentation, creating data stories, finding data and research-related resources, and public speaking.  

The Affiliated Students for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (ASURE) host info sessions and abstract workshops for students to work on their symposium application in a low-stress and supportive environment with their peers. Submission guidelines and examples will also be shared. Attendance at one or more of these sessions is highly encouraged and is an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development. The 2021 workshops will be:

NEW: Video tutorials are now available on ASURE's website or email for more information about the workshops

Visit ASURE & Undergraduate Research Open Hours

For additional guidance about development of symposium presentation materials and general preparations - please visit Virtual Open Hours offered by ASURE and the allied undergraduate research teams.

ASURE Open Hours Schedule
Monday from 8:30 -10:00 am
Tuesday from Noon - 1:30 pm
Thursday from 10:30 am - Noon

To access Virtual Peer Mentor Hours:

1) Sign into Microsoft TEAMS
2) Click on CHAT icon (on the left), then type ASURE to start connect

UO Libraries

Library staff are able to help you with finding credible sources of data or research, citing sources (including images and datasets!), using research and analyzing data, locating copyright-free images and designing posters.  

2021 Symposium Presenter Guide