The Ohio State University at Lima

Lima Undergraduate Research Forum

The Ohio State Lima Undergraduate Research Forum is designed to encourage students to actively engage in research. Research can take many forms including scientific research, surveys and essays, artistic creations and students are encouraged to participate in all forms. The main event is a poster presentation judged by faculty where students present their work. First, second, and third place earn bookstore gift certificates in the amount of three hundred, two hundred and one hundred dollars, respectively.

Book your calendar for the 2018 poster presentation which is on April 4 from 12pm-2pm in the Ohio State Lima Library.

Deadlines for Faculty and Student Awards

March 19: Applications for Ohio State Lima Mentorship Award Applications (Faculty awards).

March 26: 300-word abstract (for inclusion in the program). To be emailed to Virginia Tompkins (

April 4: Poster session in the library 12:00-2:00 pm.

April 22: Last day for public student presentations.

Beyond the Lima Campus Forum, participation in the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, the University Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize, or publication in JUROS are all strongly encouraged, although faculty and students are welcome to pursue any appropriate forum for their discipline that will showcase undergraduate research.

Research Forum Archive

Faculty and Student Awards

Mentoring and Presentation Guidelines