Research and Creativity Convention 2019

April 6 - 11, 2019 

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.

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Program of the Week


Program Booklet


Research Poster Competition

This activity invites undergraduate and graduate students to present their research using posters. Research posters are a common medium of presentation which engage a "walking" audience through text and attractive visuals.


First Year Research Experience (FYRE) Panels

The First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) panels feature oral presentations by freshman students who have completed research-based projects in any 1000-level course.


EURECA Conference

The annual conference for excellence in university research, entrepreneurship, and creative achievement offers an opportunity for both graduate and undergraduate students to present their best scholarly and innovative research in a 15-minute oral presentation to an academic, multidisciplinary audience.


English Language Instruction (ELI) Explorers

The presentations by ELI explorers underline the university’s commitment to teach research skills and ignite a passion for research the minute a student steps into campus. The presentations are prepared in the pre-credit courses of the Department of English Language Instruction.



This is an event within the Research and Creativity Convention celebrating faculty and student creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as research and teaching assistants, are invited to present at any of the creatopia activities.


Faculty Pitch Competition

AUC faculty present their research in a three-minute pitch. One winner selected from each school if at least three participants from each school.


Academy of Liberal Arts Symposium

The Academy of Liberal Arts (ALA) is committed to delivering a high quality and transformative educational experience for students to help them become globally engaged citizens.


Interdisciplinary Award for Artistic Delivery

The Interdisciplinary Award for Artistic Delivery awards the best original artistic delivery of a research idea presented by AUC students from different disciplines.


Grant Award for the Disciplines

The Grant Award for the Disciplines, featured in the closing session of the annual Research and Creativity Convention, is a recognition of an academic department or program that advances undergraduate students original research and creative work.


Design Thinking Teaser

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