AUC Rcc2022

Research and Creativity Convention (RCC) 2022

March 27 - 31 — AUC New Cairo

The American University in Cairo's (AUC) Research and Creativity Convention (RCC) is a collective event that brings together diverse research, design, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity activities that have demonstrated growth and success over the years. It aims 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 original research and creativity outcomes 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.

RCC 2022 Winners RCC 2022 Highlights

RCC Activities

Undergraduate Students' Activities
Graduate Students' Activities
Faculty Activities 
Academic Departments Activities

Program of the Week  RCC 2022 Program Booklet 

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Keynote Speakers

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Climate Change and Global Challenges

H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad

Minister of Environment

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From Comprehension to Critique within Communities of Practice: Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Reading Across the Curriculum

Meghan Sweeney

Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, and the First-Year Writing Director at Saint Mary's College of California

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AUC Musical Performance

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Live Performances by AUC Music Majors

Monday, March 28, 2022

1 - 2 pm — Bassily Auditorium

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EURECA Conference

The conference for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Entrepreneurship, and Creative Achievement (EURECA) includes presentations from the following activities: Research Excellence across the Disciplines, First-Year Research Experience (FYRE), ELI Explorers, Creatopia, Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Expo, Architectural Design Showcase, and Undergraduate Poster Session.

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Science Slam

Science Slam

The Science Slam invites young researchers to show their innovative ideas in a creative and concise presentation to a non-specialized audience.

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Graduate Poster Competition

This activity invites graduate students to present their research using posters and engage a "walking" audience through text and attractive visuals.

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Science Slam

Science Slam

The Science Slam invites young researchers to show their innovative ideas in a creative and concise presentation to a non-specialized audience.

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Liberal Arts Symposium

Reenvisioning the Critical Reading Classroom: Different Courses, Same Concepts
The Liberal Arts Symposium brings together the scholarship of all faculty who have a vested interest in incorporating Liberal Arts ideals into their teaching, whether they teach in the Liberal Arts or not.

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Faculty Research Pitch Competition

Present your research in a three-minute pitch, and compete before a panel of judges and an audience for competition awards.

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Futurize Your Course Competition

The world is changing rapidly. If you are interested in reimagining what your course might look like in 20 years, then we invite you to join with others at AUC and participate in the RCC 2022: Futurize Your Course Competition.

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Grant Award for the Disciplines

This award is a recognition of an academic department or program that advances undergraduate students’ original research and creative work.

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Design Thinking Day Long Sprint

This hands-on design thinking event is designed to introduce you to this creative approach to problem-solving, where you will learn the tools, mindsets and frameworks of design thinking.

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