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About The CREATE Conference


We showcase major projects completed by VIU students (any student, any program, any year!) through, posters, displays, presentations and performances. Come and discover the creative and innovative projects that students are engaged in at VIU. This event is open to the general public and the VIU community so family and friends are welcome.

CREATE aims to:

  • advance the profile of student research and scholarship at VIU
  • give students public speaking, presentation and poster making skills
  • spark interest and “research curiosity”
  • enable networking and the exchange of ideas
  • provide a better understanding of the diversity of projects completed by students at VIU
2013 CREATE Award Winners


CREATE 2017 will be a one day conference on March 29, 2017 full of exciting activities. There will be:


Why Participate?

  • Bolster your CV (resume) for employment and graduate school
  • Build your portfolio for graduate school and research scholarship applications (e.g. NSERC, CIHR and SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Awards)
  • Exposure
  • Network
  • Win Prizes!
  • Practice your presentation skills
  • Have Fun!
  • Build Relationships
  • Share your accomplishments

CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award Recipients