Mar 1, 2018
Submission deadline for all activities
Research and Creativity Convention
April 21 - 24, 2018
AUC New Cairo
AUC Research and Creativity Convention is a collective event that brings together diverse research, design, entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity activities that have demonstrated growth and success over the years. Its aim is to enhance knowledge-sharing, interdisciplinary research collaboration, and projects of community or economic value. It is an event that highlights AUC’s strategic priorities, strengthens research capacity, invigorates campus creativity, and explores critical regional and global issues.
AUC faculty and students, both graduate and undergraduate, showcase and share the outcomes of original research and creativity in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, business and the arts. They demonstrate the breadth and depth of the institution’s research mission. The AUC Research and Creativity Convention is a celebration of excellence in university research, entrepreneurship and creative achievement.
To participate, please fill out the form relevant to the activity of your choice.
The deadline for abstract submissions for the various activities is:
March 1, 2018
Opportunity for undergraduate students to present discipline-based research or innovation work. Presentations that employ critical analysis, a sound research process and logical presentation are considered for presentation.
Eligibility: Undergraduate (any discipline) who have completed more than 45 credit hours.
The best original artistic delivery of a research idea presented through a collaborative work between AUC students from different disciplines.
Eligibility: Interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students.
Prize: Formal recognition; awarding the equivalent of $1,000 to the winning interdisciplinary team.
Activities: Literary salon, film showing, music concert and performances, art, photography and architectural design Exhibition, creative educational games, entrepreneurship expo and ‘Once Upon a Toon’ cartoon workshop.
Eligibility: Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, research or teaching assistants/associates.
The Academy of Liberal Arts (ALA) symposium presents research on liberal education, best practices in teaching and high-impact learning activities.
Eligibility: Faculty in the Department of Rhetoric and Composition, the Department of English Language Instruction, and the Department of Arabic Language Instruction.
Award to an academic department or program that delights in curiosity, wonder, inquiry, and exploration, and advances students original research and creative works.
Eligibility: All disciplines (departments, or degree-awarding programs)
Prize: Formal recognition; awarding the equivalent of $25,000 to the winning department or degree awarding program.