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January 5, 2017 | Sandra Harris


John Fear, 919-515-9104,

Updated Feb. 28 with new deadline.

North Carolina Sea Grant is seeking abstracts for a student poster competition for North Carolina’s Coastal Conference, set for April 4 and 5 in Raleigh.

“It will be a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase their research and interact with diverse audiences,” says John Fear, Sea Grant deputy director.

Poster topics must fall within one of the conference focus areas. Awards are as follows:

Graduate students, or upper-class undergraduate students actively engaged in honors research, enrolled in North Carolina universities or colleges may apply.

Entries will be prioritized based on relevance to the conference, representation from as many universities/colleges as possible, and balance across conference focus areas.

Abstracts must be submitted by 5 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2017, using this application form, following these instructions.

For more information, contact Fear at 919-515-9104 or

Limited travel support is available for students. For additional conference details, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, go to Download a PDF of the event flyer here.


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