Research Appreciation Day Logo "2024 Virtual Conference"

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 31st Annual Research Appreciation Day is scheduled for March 25-28, 2024.

Who can participate?

Any student, faculty or staff member can participate in RAD; however, only students can compete for awards. For more details discuss with your academic unit and email rad@unthsc.edu.

Approval Letters

IRB

If you are conducting human research, and your research was approved by the North Texas Regional IRB, you must list your IRB protocol number. If you did not receive approval through the NTR IRB, please be prepared to upload the approval letter from the IRB which you received approval during abstract submission.
NOTE: The North Texas Regional IRB will be reviewing IRB documentation during the week of RAD. Please ensure all paperwork has been approved through the NTR IRB, or the IRB which reviewed/approved your project. Contact NorthTexRegIRB@unthsc.edu with questions.

IACUC

If you are conducting animal research, and your research was approved by the HSC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), you must list your IACUC protocol number. If you did not receive approval through the HSC IACUC, please be prepared to upload the approval letter from the IACUC/institution which you received approval during abstract submission.
NOTE: The HSC IACUC will be reviewing IACUC documentation during the week of RAD. Please ensure all paperwork has been approved through the HSC IACUC, or the IACUC/institution which reviewed/approved your project. Contact IACUC@unthsc.edu with questions.

Important Dates

Friday, January 5, 2024
Abstract Submissions Open

Friday, February 9, 2024
Abstract Submissions Close

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Acceptance Notifications Sent

March 19, 2024
Final Posters & Videos Uploaded

Thursday, March 28, 2024
RAD Award Ceremony (Virtual)