Virtual 2021 Annual
CNU Research Symposium

Friday January 29, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The CNU Research Symposium Steering Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the Virtual 2021 Annual CNU Research Symposium (ACNUR), January 29, 2021. This is the 5th year of the event which attracted hundreds of participants including students, residents, faculty and scientists in health care. CNUR is now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 ACNUR will be organized virtually.


Open to all CNU students, faculty, staff, residents, colleagues and collaborators.

Deadline for submission was December 31, 2020. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and scored based on their appropriateness on the scientific merit and relevancy to the topics of the Symposium. Acceptance notifications will be sent to the authors by January 15, 2021.

Keynote Speakers: TBD

Who Can Attend? All health professionals, students, residents, faculty and research scientists in health sciences can attend the Symposium.

ACNUR Awards: Accepted abstracts from students will be evaluated by the ACNUR Award Committee for Best Poster Award and Best Oral Presentation Award. All awards will be announced by the end of the event.

Abstract Submission Information

  • Title: The title of your abstract is limited to 100 characters (including spaces) and each word of the title should be capitalized.
  • Authors: Contact information for each author needs to be included in your abstract. There is no limitation on the number of abstract submissions per author. At least one author of accepted abstracts will be required to attend the Symposium and give the oral or poster presentation.
  • Text: The abstract text is limited to 300 words in Times New Roman of 11-point font size, left align, no indent and single spaced.

The abstract should not include any images or tables/graphs. The content of the abstract should be presented in four sections as follows:

  • Introduction - provide a brief description of the purpose of the study and related background.
  • Methods - provide method(s) of study and/or data collection used.
  • Results - provide a summary of key findings consisting of sufficient details to support the conclusions.
  • Conclusion/Implications - provide a description of the significance of your work and the implications for related practices and/or policies. Future research directions should be included in this section as well.

Important Dates & Deadlines:

  • Call for Abstracts: October 27, 2020
  • Registration Open: November 3, 2020
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2020
  • Registration Deadline: January 20, 2021


Please do not hesitate to contact or Melanie Rose should you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.

Tuan Tran, Ph.D.
Chair, COP Research Committee
Steering Committee of the Virtual 2021 Annual CNU Research Symposium

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