Research Appreciation Day

30th Annual Research Appreciation Day, Virtual Conference. R A D Logo with multicolored triangles in the background.

Research Appreciation Day (RAD) is an institutional tradition encompassing medicine, public health and basic science. The program provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to share their research efforts with the campus community and the public. The program encourages the development of joint research projects and increases the community’s awareness of the outstanding quality and range of research conducted at UNT Health Science Center.

The 30th Annual Research Appreciation Day is scheduled for March 27-31, 2023.

RAD 2023 Virtual Award Ceremony

2023 Research Appreciation Day Award Ceremony was Friday, March 31, 2023.  Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!


RAD 2023 Program

Visit the 2023 Research Appreciation Day program to view all oral presentation, competition poster, and non-competition poster abstracts.

Important Deadlines

  • Friday, December 16, 2022
    IRB/IACUC deadline for processing any new RAD protocols
  • Monday, January 2, 2023
    Abstract submissions open
  • Monday, February 6, 2023 (Deadline Extended)
    Abstract submissions close at 11:59 PM CST
  • Friday, March 3, 2023
    Acceptances announced. Once accepted, authors can upload poster presentations (PDF) and videos (MP4 & no longer than 5 minutes or 500MB).
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023
    All accepted author uploads (posters, presentations and videos) must be completed by 11:59 P.M.
  • Monday, March 27, 2023
    Judging begins at 8:00 AM CST
  • Thursday, March 30, 2023
    Judging ends at 12:00 PM CST
  • Friday, March 31, 2023
    Awards are presented online at 12:00 PM CST (Gibson D. Lewis Library YouTube Channel)