Student Research & Creative Activities Forum

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Student poster presentation
SCARF 2022
Poster presentations
SCARF 2022
SCARF 2022

Student Research & Creative Activities Forum

Thursday, April 14, 2022

"It is our intention that this year's SCARF will be F2F in the Student Center in the photo gallery area." Vice Chancellor for Research, Gary R. Kinsel

The Student Research & Creative Activities Forum is held each spring to celebrate the research, scholarly, and creative activities of SIU Carbondale undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines.  Students are invited to display a poster explaining their project. 


To register to present a poster: Sign into SIU D2L if visible click on 2022 Student Creative Activities and Research Forum picture, if not go to discover, type in, then go to assessment, to assignment, clcik on Intent to Participate form, download & complete & submit. A PDF or PowerPoint of your poster will be requested closer to the deadline.

SIU Research and Creative Activities Forum Abstract Book 2021

SIU Student Creative Activities and Research Forum Abstract Book 2022

The Student Creative Activities Research Forum is held every spring the 2nd week in April. All students engaged in any type of scholarly activities, research, or creative activities are invited to present a poster sharing their work with the SIU community. At the Awards Ceremony following the forum in Old Main of the Student Center the Vice Chancellor for Research will speak and the new REACH Award winners will be announced and awards will be given for the best poster presentations in each category (Undergraduate and Graduate).


Tips for presenters

  • Dress business casual
  • SIU Printing & Duplicating prints posters call 453-2268.
  • Staples prints posters call 457-2825.
  • Student Center Marketing prints posters for RSO's call 536-3351.
  • search the web for free poster templates
  • Abstracts should be 250-300 words
  • include author & presetning author
  • RELAX and ENJOY this event!