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5 students selected as 2024 Sustainability Summer Research Fellows

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 23, 2024) — Five students from the University of Kentucky have been selected for the Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship program.

14 students awarded CURE Fellowships

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 21, 2024) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is honored to announce that 14 students have been selected for the 2024 Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Fellowship program.

Summer Lunch & Learn Series: Poster Design Workshop

Summer Lunch & Learn Series: Poster Design Workshop Create effective and engaging research posters! We will walk attendees through the poster-making process - emphasizing poster design principles, layouts/ formats, understanding your audience, and evaluating a poster. Interactive workshop for all! Attendees will critique sample posters by applying the design principles discussed.  Poster design worksheet and handout included.

Summer Lunch & Learn Series: Abstract Writing Workshop

Summer Research Lunch & Learn Series The Abstract Writing Workshop is designed to help students of all levels and disciplines prepare professional, succinct, and convincing abstracts.  The abstract writing workshop includes information on: What exactly is an abstract? How do I write one? What information do I include? What information do I exclude?  Join us for a fun and engaging Abstract Writing Workshop. 

How To Write a Strong Personal Statement Workshop

Applying for a research award? Join us for tips on how to strengthen your application materials.  Some upcoming awards include: Beckman Scholars Program CURE Fellowship Sustainability Summer Research Fellowships

CURE Fellowship Application

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 29, 2024 at 11:55 PM EDT The CURE Fellowship provides opportunities for undergraduates to engage in a research project under the guidance of a mentor associated with one of the EIGHT participating RPAs: PARTICIPATING RESEARCH PRIORITY AREAS: Cancer  Cardiovascular Diabetes & Obesity Diversity & Inclusion (UNITE) Energy Materials Science Neuroscience Substance Use Disorder (SUPRA)  

Undergraduate Research + Creative Experience Expo

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research is committed to helping students navigate the process of finding a faculty-mentored research opportunity that is a good fit for them. The Undergraduate Research + Creative Experience Expo offers students the opportunity to explore research options, learn about participating in research and creative projects directly from faculty and staff and talk to student research ambassadors. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 11 AM – 1 PM  |  Gatton Student Center Social Staircase

Breanna Pane

Breanna Pane Junior, Chemistry and Neuroscience major and a 2023 Cancer RPA CURE Fellow  Research Mentor: Dr. Eddy Yang Supported by the Cancer Research Priority Area   How will this summer research fellowship support your research efforts? “It will give me the experience I have yet to receive in my learning.”   Why is research important? “Research is important to further our knowledge in specific fields that interests us and can save more lives along the way.”

Kyle Dahlgren

Kyle Dahlgren Junior, Psychology major and a 2023 Neuroscience RPA CURE Fellow  Research Mentor: Dr. Thomas Adams Supported by the Neuroscience Research Priority Area   How will this summer research fellowship support your research efforts? “It gave me the resources available to conduct summer research, as otherwise I wouldn't even be able to do any research.”   Why is research important?

Harrison Yang

Harrison Yang Junior, Biomedical Engineering major and a 2023 Cancer RPA CURE Fellow  Research Mentor: Dr. Fanny Chapelin Supported by the Cancer Research Priority Area   How will this summer research fellowship support your research efforts? “It has given me the opportunity to commit myself more fully to research. This fellowship allows me to not worry about other economic barriers I often have to account for when determining what I am doing for the summer.”