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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research:
The Office of Undergraduate Research supports research and creative activity for undergraduates.  In particular, it provides funding for student research projects and hosts the annual Pacific Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conference (PURCC).  In addition, it helps connect students with research and conference presentation opportunities both on and off campus.  The Office also helps faculty who want help in designing undergraduate research experiences and in mentoring undergraduate scholars.

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External Funding Sources:


Deadlines for 2017-2018 Academic Year:

Oct. 5, 2017

Abstract deadline for Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR 2017) to be held November 18, 2017 at Cal Poly Pamona

November 1, 2017 Abstract deadline for Council on Undergraduate Research, Posters on the Hill to be held Spring 2018 in Washington DC
December 5, 2017 Abstract deadline for National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2018) to be held April 4-7, 2018 at the University of Central Oklahoma
March 23, 2018 Application deadline for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
March 30, 2018 Nomination deadline for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award
April 6, 2018 Abstract deadline for the 18th annual Pacific Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conference (PURCC 2018) to be held late April - early May, 2018. Research Day Poster Session and Oral Presentations on April 28 in the DeRosa University Center