The 2018 Research Showcase will be held on Wednesday, October 31, from 12:00-4:30 p.m. in Illini Rooms A and B of the Illini Union. The keynote speaker will be Donna Cox, director of the NCSA Advanced Visualization Lab. She will give the talk, "Data Visualization as a Tool for Public Outreach and Science Education." Each year, the Research Showcase shares human-centered, interdisciplinary research that connects people with technology to achieve their goals. It focuses on socially relevant topics through the keynote speech and a series of short presentations and posters.
At the iSchool, the quality of research conducted as well as the range of topics covered is astounding. Our groundbreaking research contributes to our School’s first-place ranking among LIS programs in the United States and is truly world class.J. Stephen Downie, Professor and Associate Dean for Research