Prep Sessions

Lewis Library is offering education sessions to help you prepare for Research Appreciation Day (RAD). Space is limited, so register today to secure your spot!

Education Lunch & Learns

Writing Abstracts Lunch & Learn

A well-crafted abstract starts your RAD journey off on the right foot! During this session, learn about APA and AMA abstract formatting and content, guidelines for the RAD abstract, what sections to include, and general tips.

RAD Poster Design Lunch & Learn

It can be a challenge to effectively communicate all of your hard work into a visual medium. During this session, learn best practices and tips to consider when designing a research poster. Lunch provided to registered attendees.

Poster Design and Presentation Clinic

Reserve your spot to consult with HSC librarians. You will have the opportunity to receive feedback and answer questions regarding your poster design and presentation.

Educational Videos

Check out Lewis Library's YouTube channel to browse additional RAD content.

Contact Us

Please contact rad@unthsc.edu with questions.

Important Dates

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
IRB/IACUC Deadline for Processing any new RAD Protocols


Monday, January 3, 2022
Abstract submissions open at 8:00 A.M.


Thursday, February 3, 2022
Abstract submissions close at 11:59 P.M.


Friday, March 4, 2022
Notify all participants of acceptance.  Once accepted, ​​​​authors can upload posters, presentations and videos.


Thursday, March 17, 2022

All accepted author uploads (posters, presentations and videos) must be completed by 11:59 P.M.


March 21, 2022
Judging begins at 8:00 A.M.


March 24, 2022
Judging ends


March 25, 2022
Awards are presented online.