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EVENT: University of Rhode Island to host 9th Annual SURF Conference

College and university students from across Rhode Island will present their summer research work Friday, July 29, when they gather for the 9th Annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Conference  — the state’s largest exhibition of undergraduate research.

Co-sponsored by Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE) and Rhode Island NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (RI NSF EPSCoR), the conference will feature about 150 scientific posters in the biomedical and life sciences and draw more than 400 faculty, students and administrators from across the Ocean State. The two federally funded research programs, which are designed to stimulate scientific research at the state’s universities and colleges, are based at URI.


  • WHEN: Friday, July 29, 2016
  • WHERE: Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemican and Forensic Sciences, 140 Flagg Road, South Kingston, RI
  • WHO: Any Rhode Island student actively participating in scientific research is welcome to attend and present, even if they are not a part of the SURF program
  • COST: Free 
140 flagg road, south kingston, RI, 02881,

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