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OU-Tulsa Research Forum

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Project ended on November 06, at 11:55 PM CST
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OU-Tulsa Research Forum

The OU-Tulsa Research Forum Showcases Student Research

The OU-Tulsa Research Forum is an annual multidisciplinary event that promotes research across all colleges at OU-Tulsa. The event has grown from a small event in 2002, with only 14 abstract submissions focused on health research, to over 90 submissions per year.

Students are provided an opportunity to showcase their research in the areas of:

  • Biomedical
  • Education
  • Engineering and Applied Research
  • Quality Improvement
  • Social Behavioral and Community Service

All researchers submit a poster on their topic and findings. In addition, they are required to make a presentation to peers, faculty, and community leaders during the forum. Winners are selected in each category.

The OU-Tulsa Research Forum not only showcases students’ research, but also the University of Oklahoma on a local, regional and national level.


OU-Tulsa student researchers consistently praise the OU-Tulsa Research Forum, including how the event enriches their educational experience on campus and strengthens their research capabilities. Here is what a few of our students had to say:

“The OU-Tulsa Research Forum is a great opportunity to share and present your work in an environment filled with energy, enthusiasm, curiosity and intellectual excitement all around. Presenting at the forum has enhanced my ability to confidently answer questions posed by a diverse audience.” Haneya Qureshi, Doctoral Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

“Participating in OU-Tulsa’s Research Forum gave me the opportunity to share my ideas with other field experts in my community. I was able to share my work on a local level, which gave me the insights I needed to then share my research at national forums and conferences. The engagement of the entire OU-Tulsa community around research contributes to the university-wide focus on research and innovation.” Laura Latta, PhD, Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education Alumnus

“As an OU-Tulsa Research Forum winner, I had the opportunity to present my research on a national platform, which was an enriching and rewarding experience for me. I was able to meet with colleagues across the country who provided guidance on how to take my research to the next level.” Alizay Paracha, Medical Student

How You Can Help

Your contribution will enable OU-Tulsa student researchers to present their findings at the OU-Tulsa Research Forum on April 8, 2020. Funds generated through this campaign will underwrite costs associated with the event, including cash and travel awards. All contributions are tax-deductible and will directly benefit our student researchers — every gift counts!

Thank You

Thank you for your commitment to OU-Tulsa. Your investment not only impacts the lives of our students today, but also lays the foundation for the future of our community.


Choose a giving level


Step by Step

Support OU-Tulsa students in taking the first steps to present their research.


Research Renegade

You can help underwrite the cost of food and beverages for one OU-Tulsa student research team during the research forum.


Presentation Partner

Your gift will underwrite the cost of presentation materials for one OU-Tulsa student researcher.


Student Supporter

Help OU-Tulsa student researchers connect and collaborate through the research forum.


You’re a Winner

Encourage OU-Tulsa student researchers by providing a gift that will cover the cost of cash awards for one category.


Forum Friend

Provide vital assistance to underwrite the costs of research forum expenses.


Presenting Sponsor

You are changing the lives of OU-Tulsa student researchers by serving as a presenting sponsor of the research forum.

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