1. How much do I need to pay?

The Student Research Symposium (SRS) is free of charge.

2. I have not conducted any research, can I still attend?

The symposium is open to everyone, regardless of your research profile. You are encouraged to attend if you wish to enhance your research skills.

3. Where will the Symposium be held?

The location for the SRS will be at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), at Auditorium 1 (opposite the Library) on the lower campus.

4. What are the aims of this symposium?

The main aim of the symposium is to immerse students into research and promote a scientific writing culture. The symposium will also provide a unique opportunity to equip students with technical scientific writing skills, and present them with an opportunity to demonstrate their work.

5. Is it only open for NUST students?

This year, the symposium is open for students, undergraduates or post-graduates, from UNAM and IUM, or any other higher institution in Namibia, who wishes to present their research and/or attend.

6. Are there examples of submissions formats?

Examples of formats can be found at: http://srs.nust.na/?q=submissions

7. Do I Have Any Choice on How I Do My Presentation (Presentation Type)?

Presentations will be in the form of either a PowerPoint presentation, a poster presentation or a demonstration presentation. A poster display board and pushpins will be provided and set up prior to your session.

8. What do I do when I arrive at the symposium?

A registration desk will be outside of the entrance of the Auditorium for registrations, and to collect your name tag and goodie bag which includes the symposium booklet of abstracts.

9. Will There Be Refreshments?

There will be light refreshments, water, coffee and tea served.

10. Whom can I contact for more information?

Ms Lauren Herunga, SRS Coordinator on 061-207-2638 or e-mail address: lherunga@nust.na or Mr Senior Shimhanda, SRS Vice-Chairperson on 081-646-0744 or at e-mail address: macroswift@yahoo.com