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Update for Fall 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is committed to providing safe and fulfilling research opportunities for undergraduates as long as they are compliant with all relevant safety restrictions. In the fall 2020 semester, undergraduate students will be able to register for independent research (395 and other research-related courses) and serve as research assistants.

What is Research?

Learn more about what it means to do research as an undergraduate student.

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Fund your Research

Apply for grants, fellowships, and awards to support your undergraduate research efforts.

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Present your Work

Discover local, regional, and national opportunities to present your investigative and creative work.

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Feature Video

The Journal of Undergraduate Research and the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted an information session on Friday, September 4, 2020 about how to get started in undergraduate research. The session was recorded and is available to view on YouTube. Frequently asked questions from the session can be found below.

Looking for more? Check out our Getting Started guide.

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Research Spotlights

Research at Rochester

Research is happening on campus in all departments—from dance to developmental biology. Want to learn more about what undergraduate researchers at Rochester are doing on campus? Check out the "Research at Rochester" features in the Campus Times!

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