Southeast (U.S.) Regional Student Research Symposium

Registration is now open. Please register by March 19, 2018. 

ALL event attendees (students, teachers, GLOBE partners, chaperones, etc.) must register individually and sign a media release (available through the registration form). 

Teachers, students, US Partnerships, scientists and alumni from the Southeast geographic area (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and Puerto Rico) are invited to gather and discuss GLOBE student research projects at the third annual Southeast GLOBE Student Research Symposium (SRS). This two-day event will include presentation of the student research entries to reviewers, professional development for teachers and networking opportunities for participants. 

Please follow this page and the SRS webpage for the most current information.  If you have any questions about the research process or taking students to the SRS, please use the SRS Teacher Hotline

Students at the 2017 Southeast SRS
Students present at the 2017 Southeast SRS


Hosted by : Alisa Wickliff, Kim Garrett, Sarah Smith, Center for STEM Education, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC


Thursday, April 19 

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Students Arrive. Check into lodging Holiday Inn University Area

5:15 pm

Depart for UNC Charlotte

5:30 pm

UNC Charlotte Campus

6:30 pm 

Welcome Dinner and Keynote Address

8:00 pm

Return to hotel

Friday, April 20

6:30 - 7:30 am

Breakfast at Holiday Inn

7:45 am

Depart for UNC Charlotte
8:00 am - 8:30 am

Project Set Up

8:30 am - 9:15 am

Peer review of projects

9:15 am


9:30 am - 11:30 am

Scientists review projects

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Teacher Professional Development: Carbon Cycle

11:30 am - 12:30 pm


12:30pm - 1:30 pm

Awards ceremony

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Uptown Charlotte Museums, Activities TBD

5:00 pm

Head home


Science Research Projects

On the registration form, please indicate how many posters you will be bringing. Posters should be no more than 36" by 48".  Please make sure the GLOBE data you use/collect in your projects are entered into the GLOBE website. Contact your cooperating partner if you are having trouble or have questions. 


Lodging will be at the Holiday Inn Charlotte University Place. Please use this link to book hotel rooms under the room block GSR. Deadline to book a hotel room with the group discount is March 18, 2018. 

Participant Travel Support

Teachers may apply for travel funding support by completing this Funding Application by February 1, 2018. For more information and eligibility, see the Logistics page.

Lodging for Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20 (if requested) will be provided for sponsored teachers and students. Dinner on Thursday, April 19 and breakfast and lunch on Friday, April 20 will be provided for all participants. 




What should I wear?

Symposium day is business casual. For all other days, wear regular school clothing. 

Should students bring spending money?

Meals during the event will be provided to all participants. If your team is funded through a GLOBE partnership, your meals during travel will be covered as well. Students are welcome to bring money for the Museum gift shop, or other incidentals, but it is not necessary. 

Event Topics: Science Symposia and Fairs

Event origin: United States of America


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