Texas Tech University

16th Annual Graduate School Poster Competition

Texas Tech Museum

We would like to express our appreciation to the Museum of Texas Tech for hosting this year's poster competition.

Hosted at the Museum of Texas Tech University
Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court
March 23rd from 1:30-3:00pm (Distance Judging)
March 24th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Competition Details:

Participating students will demonstrate their engagement in high quality research; with an ability to present this research professionally and effectively to a non-specialized audience.


  • Current Texas Tech Graduate Students (including students in distance programs)
  • Posters based on any basic or applied research conducted by the graduate student as part of his/her graduate education.
  • Poster presentations may contain information that has been presented at other regional or national meetings.
  • Poster presentations cannot contain material previously used in this competition.

General Schedule:

Feb. 20th –21st Mon. 2/20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue. 2/21, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Poster Template Workshops: Register Here
TTU Library TLPDC TTU Library AVI 151
Jan 31st - March 7th Tues. 1/31, TBA
Thurs. 2/2, TBA
Tues. 2/14, TBA
Thurs. 2/23, TBA
Tues. 3/7, TBA
Poster Design/Presentation Workshops:
Media and Communications Register Here
Wednesday February 22nd 11:59 pm Online abstract submission deadline
Thursday March 23rd 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Distance Judging,
Museum of Texas Tech University Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court
Judge Registration Here
Friday March 24th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Poster Evaluation Session – Judges and Contestants
Judge Registration Here

Call for Abstracts!

Submission link OPENS on January 27, 2017 at 8:00 am and CLOSES on February 22, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Abstracts are limited to 250 words and should contain a brief description of the research. PLEASE NOTE: Abstracts should be written for a non-specialized audience due to the interdisciplinary nature of the competition. Entries will be limited to 150 students. The Graduate Student Research Poster Competition Committee determines the accepted entries based on abstract quality. Notification of acceptance will be made by March 3, 2017.

Judges Needed!

The Graduate School needs your help in judging the 16th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition. The competition is an excellent opportunity for the Lubbock community to become involved with the Texas Tech Graduate School, and learn about what students are researching. This competition relies on community involvement and volunteers, so please donate your time and skills, and support the Graduate School by participating at the competition. Interested? Register here!

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