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1. NATURAL SCIENCES, 1.2 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, 1.3 PHYSICAL SCIENCES, 1.4 CHEMICAL SCIENCES, 1.5 EARTH AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, 1.6 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
The SURE Network hosted the First Annual Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Conferences (SURE 2018) on 28th September 2018 in Athlone Institute of Technology, Dublin Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology. The simultaneous conferences had a total of 27 oral presentations and 67 poster presentations, and were attended by over 500 students, academic staff, professional body and industry representatives.
The aims of the conference were to:
- Provide current students with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the work which has been undertaken by recent graduates, and the career opportunities that exist for graduates in Scientific disciplines.
- Provide recent graduates with an opportunity to gain a reviewed publication based on the scientific research undertaken by them during their undergraduate studies. Celebrate the academic achievements of recent graduates in the scientific disciplines.
- Provide a multi-disciplinary scientific forum through which undergraduate research outputs can be disseminated to students, researchers, academic professionals and industry.
SURE Network, "SURE 2018 Undergraduate Science Conference Booklet" (2018). Group Reports. 7.