Join us for the Third Annual CNR Graduate Research Symposium on February 26, 2020!



This event is co-sponsored by Eastman Chemical and the CNR Research Office.  It will showcase and celebrate the outstanding research and scholarship of graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and their faculty advisers or mentors in the Departments of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Forest Biomaterials, and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics, in the College of Natural Resources at NC State University.

The event will consist of a poster session/competition and a 3-minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. All CNR graduate students and post-docs are invited to submit an abstract for a poster presentation. However, only Master’s and PhD students from CNR graduate programs with results to present are eligible for the poster competition and the 3MT® competition. Prizes ranging from $500 to $1000 to support travel to conferences or other scholarly meetings will be awarded.

NC State faculty, staff, administrators, graduate students, post-docs, and supporters and partners of the College of Natural Resources are encouraged to attend. Please register so we can plan refreshments accordingly. However, if you do not have a chance to register by the deadline, you are still welcome to attend and support our impressive graduate students and post-docs. We welcome all latecomers.



One Master’s and one PhD student from each category listed below will be awarded $750 to be used toward travel.
Human Dimensions and Community Health
Land, Wildlife and Forest System Management
Sustainable Materials Innovation

Prizes will be awarded for the 3MT session as follows:
First Place – $1,000 toward travel
Second Place – $750 toward travel
Third Place – $500 toward travel