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Research Rookies Skills Training

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is pleased to offer students resources to professional development and career training in research. As such, OUR's Research Rookies Skills Training serves to inform and empower students with research training and skills to become research ready.

 

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OUR Virtual Services

The Office of Undergraduate Research team will continue to offer services and support for undergraduate research, including awards, programs, information sessions, and advising in online formats. 

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Research Starts Here.

Discover undergraduate research opportunities today! Explore the research and creative scholarship opportunities available at UK, nationally, and internationally.

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$610K AWARDED TO SUPPORT SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Since 2014, the OUR has awarded $610,900 in Summer Research Fellowships to support 301 students' summer research endeavors on-campus, nationally, and abroad.

$27K AWARDED TO STUDENT OSWALD WINNERS

Since 2014, the OUR has awarded $27,261 in prizes to 97 undergraduate research student winners of the Oswald Research & Creativity Competition.

707 STUDENTS PRESENTED RESEARCH AT NCUR

Since 2009, 707 UK undergraduates have presented their faculty-mentored research at the annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

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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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Students in the News

The Value of Involvement: A Profile of UK Student Sarah Ross

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2020)  As Sarah Ross continues her fourth year as a student at the University of Kentucky this fall, she recalls the upheaval and uncertainty of 2017. That was when she, then an Atlanta high school senior, first named the University of Kentucky as her college choice.

NEURO Scholars Fellowship Program

The NRPA Enrichment for Underrepresented Opportunity (NEURO) Scholars program is a fellowship program to support exceptional neuroscience students from underrepresented groups as defined by the NIH. These include individuals from racial and ethnic minorities, with disabilities, and those from disadvantaged backgrounds (https://diversity.nih.gov/about-us/population-underrepresented).