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Call for Posters: Sustainability Research Poster Competition

Sustainability Research Poster Competition Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit an abstract and poster in a new sustainability research poster competition held in conjunction with the annual UK Sustainability Showcase on Wednesday, October 23, 2024 from 5:00  - 7:30 PM.

Sustainability Showcase + Poster Competition

The UK Sustainability Showcase will be held on October 23, 2024 at 5:30 pm in UK's Healthy Kentucky Research Building (HKRB) Atrium. The People's Choice Awards will be voted on during the Showcase event and announced at the awards ceremony, as well. Students will have the opportunity to present their posters during the UK Sustainability Showcase.

UK launches program to address water resources and sustainable engineering challenges in Appalachia

The University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is excited to announce the launch of a new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. This opportunity aims to provide undergraduates with invaluable research opportunities focused on engineering solutions for water resource management and sustainability in the Appalachian region.

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. 

Summer Research Symposium

Please join the UK Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) on Tuesday, August 27 as we highlight summer research and creative work at the 6th annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. The Symposium will be held in the Gatton Student Center Ballrooms B & C from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  

OUR marks a decade of support for Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship

  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 8, 2024) — The University of Kentucky’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is celebrating 10 years of the Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship.

Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2024 Sustainability Summer Research Fellowships ($5,000 stipend) are funded by the Environmental Stewardship Fee and seek to promote projects that will make a significant contribution to the student’s academic growth, while concomitantly contributing to sustainability-focused research initiatives at the University of Kentucky and within the community at large. Where appropriate, we are also seeking projects that will make a scholarly contribution to their discipline. 

OUR, UK Sustainability announce winners of research poster competition

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research and UK Sustainability are honored to announce the six winners of the third annual sustainability research poster competition. The competition was held in conjunction with the annual UK Sustainability Showcase in the atrium of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building on Sept. 27.

Research Expo

The Undergraduate Research + Creative Experience Expo will introduce undergraduate scholars to the diversity of research conducted at UK, allow students to network with research faculty and staff, and learn about mentored research opportunities. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Gatton Student Center Social Staircase View Expo Webpage and Vendors