Princeton Research Day is an annual celebration of early-career research and creative works by undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other early-career participants. The event is an opportunity for presenters to develop their ability to communicate complex topics to broad, non-specialist audiences.

This opportunity is open to participants from across the campus in the arts and humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and engineering.

Participants will create and submit 3-minute videos about their research and creative work. All videos are available to view online. Watch online from April 29-May 2 at 9 AM (ET) and vote for your favorite presentation. The entry with the most votes will earn the FitzRandolph Gate award. The PRD panel of judges will choose the top videos for all other prizes.

Princeton Research Day is produced by the offices of the Dean of the College, the Dean of the Graduate School, the Dean for Research, the Vice President for Campus Life, with support from the offices of the Dean of the Faculty and the Provost.

Learn more about Princeton Research Day

Key Dates

  • March 28, 2022 — Video submission opens
  • April 27 — Final video submission deadline for award consideration
  • April 29- May 2 — PRD videos online for viewing and judging. Watch PRD Videos
  • May 5, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Frist Campus Center: PRD Mainstage, poster session, and awards ceremony

Join Princeton Research Day

This event takes place in person and online. The Mainstage event at Frist Campus Center on May 5 is free and open to the University community; the general public is invited to attend online via Zoom. Register to attend PRD

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all in-person guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster when eligible, and to wear a mask when indoors.




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  • Princeton University