SPOKANE, Wash. — Student and faculty researchers from Washington State University, Eastern Washington University and the surrounding community will virtually present their work at WSU Health Sciences’ Inland Northwest Research Symposium on Thursday, April 1. In addition, Dr. Erica Austin of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication will deliver the event’s keynote address.

Given the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, research poster presentations and the keynote address will be virtual.

Those wishing to present their research poster can submit an abstract by Tuesday, March 16 at 5 p.m. A committee will review the abstracts on Wednesday, March 17 and will notify those who have been approved to submit a research poster PDF. Posters must be submitted online by March 31 at 2 p.m. PST.

Information on poster submission guidelines and how to view the posters online will be provided once the posters are submitted.

Poster presenters will have the option to present their posters and answer questions during a Zoom session. The presenter schedule will be finalized as the event approaches.

Austin, professor and director of the Murrow Center for Media and Health Promotion Research, will present Healthy behaviors and vaccine uptake amidst COVID-19 information and disinformation at noon on Thursday, April 1. Austin’s presentation will be available live on YouTube.

More information, including links to submit abstracts and RSVP to the virtual poster presentations and keynote address, can be found online.