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2022 AAAS Meeting E-Poster Competition Opportunity for Drexel Students

August 25, 2021

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting their annual meeting in Philadelphia, and online, on February 17-202022! They are currently accepting abstracts for the Student E-Poster Competition which will take place virtually. This is an exciting opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to showcase their work on a national scale and participate in one of the world’s largest general scientific gatherings! 

The Office of Research & Innovation will cover the cost of abstract submission ($25) for full-time Drexel students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. To have the submission fee paid, students must first submit their abstract to the internal competition via the Drexel Funding Portal (InfoReady) by Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Students will receive notification and further instructions by Friday, September 24, 2021.

Students must also submit their abstract via the official 2022 AAAS Meeting Student E-Poster Competition website by Tuesday, September 28, 2021. It is recommended that students start a submission on the AAAS website now and hold their submission until they have received notification of submission fee coverage from Drexel’s internal competition. Students can access their draft submission and submit any time through the September 14 deadline. 

Start an abstract submission here  


An advisor must also certify that the student has completed the work and is/was enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time. Students should alert their advisor that they will receive an email requesting verificationThis notice can sometimes end up in the Spam folder. 


The Office of Research & Innovation will also cover the full cost of registration for Drexel students selected to present! 

The winners in each category of the E-Poster Competition, “…will receive a cash award of $500, a one-year AAAS membership that includes a digital subscription to the journal Science, name and poster title printed and published in Science, and a recognition certificate (total prize value is up to $565).” 


For more information about the competitionplease review the AAAS 2022 Student E-Poster Competition Guidelines. 


E-poster categories include: 

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

  • Brain and Behavior 

  • Cell Biology 

  • Developmental Biology, Genetics, and Immunology 

  • Environment and Ecology 

  • Medicine and Public Health 

  • Physical Sciences 

  • Science in Society 

  • Social Sciences 

  • TechnologyEngineering, and Math   


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More information and opportunities for Drexel students to get involved in the 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting coming soon! 


AAAS is the world’s largest multi-disciplinary science society, fulfilling its mission to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people through a broad array of initiatives focused on communication, public engagement, education, scientific responsibility, public policy, and science diplomacy.