2016, ECU started a competition for undergraduates based on the popular
3 Minute Thesis competition, as a pilot. 2017 marks the branding of the
undergraduate competition at ECU as Capture 180, and invites students
who are carrying out research with mentors from all academic programs to
participate. Students do to need to have completed their projects to be
successful at Capture 180. The objective is to describe their work to a
lay audience in 2-3 minutes, using one static slide or prop. Students
are judged on comprehension, content, engagement and communication by a
panel of non-specialist judges.
ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week
provides students with an excellent opportunity to practice their
presentation skills and meet other creative scholars at ECU with similar
UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE students, and POSTDOCTORAL
scholars (you must be a current East Carolina University
student or postdoctoral scholar to submit an abstract) are invited to
present their research to fellow students, colleagues, faculty, and the
local community in a professional, conference-style setting. We define
research as an original systematic investigation and/or original
creative activity designed to develop or contribute to general
knowledge or culture.
Colleges, universities, and community colleges in North Carolina host a symposium each year to showcase NC undergraduate research and creative work. SNCURCS provides undergraduate scholars in all fields a forum to share the results of their work through posters, presentations, performances, and works of art. Several East Carolina University students participated in the 2016 symposium.