Important Dates

Forms for projects requiring Scientific Review Committee (SRC) and/or Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval before experimentation can be submitted to:  registration@mtsef.org

The SRC, who evaluate research involving vertebrate animals, potentially hazardous biological agents, and use of potential hazardous chemical, will meet monthly for preapprovals. The IRB, who evaluate research involving human subjects, will review submissions for pre-approval as submitted.
All IRB preapprovals must be received no later than Wednesday, November 30, 2016
All SRC preapprovals must be received no later than Friday, January 6, 2017
DO NOT anticipate receiving responses until January or later when submitted late in the preapproval period. (SRC and IRB preapproval notifications should all be completed by Monday, January 30.)
MTSEF entry deadline with all applicable forms: Friday, February 17, 2017.
MTSEF at the Janet Ayers Academic Center 4th floor Conference Center, Belmont University, Friday-Saturday, March 17-18, 2017
Project Set-up: 2:00- 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2017
Students need to be at projects during Judging: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.Friday, March 17, 2017
Grand Prize judging:  8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017 (by invitation only)
Fair open to the public: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017
Student project removal: 2 – 4 p.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017
Awards ceremony: 6:30 p.m. at Janet Ayers Academic Center 4th floor Conference Center, Belmont University, TuesdayApril 11, 2017