Research Symposium

2019 Clemson University Research Symposium

2021 Clemson University Research Symposium

Save the date! May 4, 2021, Watt Family Innovation Center


The Symposium organizing committee is soliciting ideas for sessions at the 6th Annual Clemson Research Symposium to be held in a hybrid format on May 4th, 2021 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The conference theme this year is “Collaborate! Global problems, human solutions.” This event aims to show the interdisciplinary breadth of creative and intellectual endeavors undertaken by our community of scholars in order to inspire new collaborative endeavors. In years past, there has been participation from all colleges and the libraries with over 40 departments represented. The goal is to continue to build on this past success and particularly welcome sessions that invite and generate conversation across colleges and disciplines.

The ideas for symposia topics can be sent by February 26th to Sarah White, Erin Goss and Penny Reid.

When thinking of your symposium session, please work toward topics that will help bring researchers with similar interests together to foster new collaborations. Examples of potential session themes include: AI and ethics; pandemic readiness, response, and resilience; emergent knowledge from big data research; food, energy, and water in a changing world: security and scarcity; global movements and migrations; and translating local and regional problems into a global context. Note that sending in an idea for a session topic does not mean you will have to organize the session (but that would be ideal). The organizing committee will review and compile the proposed topics and solicit abstracts from across the university in early March.


Highlights from 2018

Faculty members from each College gathered at the 2018 Research Symposium to learn about research happening across campus and spark conversations about collaboration. The symposium served as a medium for dialog generation, for change, and for participation from the audience. It provided an opportunity for research work to be showcased and known across a growing audience each year.

Symposium 2018

For questions reach out to Sarah White or Erin Gross or Penny Reid