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2014 U21 Undergraduate Research Conference “Food Safety: from farm to table”

Posted by on February 3rd, 2014 · 2014, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Conference, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Universitas 21 (U21), UNSW organised, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

The 2014 Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference will be hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University from 7-11 July 2014. Click here for the U21 URC Event Overview.


The theme of the conference will be: Food Safety: from farm to table. The conference will involve lectures from eminent academics in the field of food safety/food security, student presentations, poster session, plus a sightseeing tour in and around Shanghai.


A preliminary programme is now available. PleaseĀ click here to view it. The programme includes a number of social activities for the students and staff members from Monday to Friday, including an official Welcome dinner, icebreaking session, dumpling making, Chinese Acrobatics Show and a day tour to Hangzhou city. Oral and poster presentations are scheduled to take place from the 8-10 July 2014. Please note that this may be subject to alterations.

Food & Accommodation

Food and hotel accommodation will be organised by colleagues at SJTU for the duration of the conference. Delegates will be staying at the Jian Gong Jin Jiang Hotel, located in the city area of Shanghai.


  • Currently enrolledĀ undergraduate UNSW student
  • 2nd year+
  • WAM of 65+ (no fails)
  • Honours students can apply
  • All disciplines welcome


UNSW will be nominating three of our best undergraduate students to attend the conference. Nominations will be allocated as such:

  • One student for an oral presentation
  • One student to design and submit a poster
  • One student to give either an oral presentation or design and submit a poster


The selected UNSW students will receive scholarships to assist in covering some of the costs of this program. Details to be announced shortly.

Application Process

Students must complete theĀ 2014 U21 URC Application Form and return to Please ensure that all supplementary documents are included.

Deadline to apply

Monday April 7th 2014.

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