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In 2021, the central Office of Undergraduate Research underwent restructuring.  Please see the communication from Dr. Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research on this process.  


Quote_Faculty Corrine Williams_Undergraduate research can provide amazing value to both the student and the faculty member. I'm always amazed at what excited, engaged undergraduates can accomplish on my research projects, and I know that working on real problems helps them in their future careers or education.

Register as an Undergraduate Research Mentor

Get connected with OUR!  Mentors make a difference and the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides resources, services, and support for faculty and staff. Sign up for the faculty/staff listserv.


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Request a Class Presentation

OUR staff are readily available to give presentations about OUR's programs and getting involved in undergraduate research, opportunities, workshops, funding programs, and more to your group, class, department, or office.

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Serve as a Faculty Reviewer

Almost all Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) funding opportunities rely on faculty review committees to review applications and make recommendations about which projects to fund. Get involved with OUR today - Complete our Faculty Reviewer Interest Form

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Have a Question?

Have a question? Visit our FAQ page for answers to some of the most common questions about undergraduate research at UK.  If you need additional assistance, we're just an email or phone call away!

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Faculty Mentors in the News

2022 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Winners Announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 8, 2022) — Four University of Kentucky faculty members received the 2022 Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Award for their exceptional leadership and support of student researchers.

Kendall Corbin

Q. What does this Award mean to you? A. "This award signifies to me that I made a difference in someone else's life for the better and that my student knew that I genuinely cared about them, their future and their success." Q. How has your experience as an undergraduate research mentor impacted you?