Council of Graduate Students

at The Ohio State University

Edward F. Hayes Advanced Research Forum

The 38th Hayes Forum will be Friday, March 1st, 2024.

The Edward F. Hayes Advanced Research Forum (formerly the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum) showcases the innovative and exemplary research being conducted by Ohio State graduate students and postdoctoral scholars across the full range of graduate degree programs and research topics and facilitates fruitful exchanges between graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, the administration, and the public. Hayes 2024 will be the third year that postdoctoral scholars will have the opportunity to present. Cash prizes, totaling more than $14,000, will be awarded to the top-judged presentations in each academic area for graduate students. There will be separate sessions for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

The Forum is co-sponsored by the Council of Graduate Students, the Graduate School, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and the Enterprise for Research, Innovation, and Knowledge with organizational and operational support from the Office of Student Life.

Questions? E-mail CGS Vice President, Katie

  • Abstracts for the 2024 forum will be accepted TBD.

Note: Selected applicants are assigned to either an oral or poster presentation based on scores. The application does not include an option to choose either oral or poster presentation. Postdoctoral scholars will only be selected for oral presentations.

The 38th Edward F. Hayes Advanced Research Forum will take place on Friday, March 1st, 2024. To see this past year's winners visit the 2023 winners tab on the left side of this page.