Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

  • Abstracts must include sufficient information for reviewers to judge the nature and significance of the topic, the adequacy of the investigative strategy, the nature of the results, and the conclusions.
  • The abstract should summarize the substantive results of the work and not merely list topics to be discussed.
  • An abstract is an outline/brief summary of your paper and your whole project. It should have an intro, body and conclusion.
  • It is a well developed paragraph, should be exact in wording, and must be understandable to a wide audience.
  • Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, formatted in Microsoft Word, and single spaced, using size 12 Times New Roman font.
  • Abstracts highlight major points of your research and explain why your work is important; what your purpose was, how you went about your project, what you learned, and what you concluded.
  • If your title includes scientific notation, Greek letters, bold, italics, or other special characters/symbols, do make sure they appear correctly.
  • List all additional undergraduate co-authors, whether they are or are not presenting, if applicable.
  • List additional faculty mentors, if applicable.
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