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Undergraduate Research Expo 2021

Prepare to be amazed!

On Friday April 16, the University of Rochester will celebrate the creativity, persistence, and curiosity of our undergraduate student researchers at the annual Undergraduate Research Expo. Tune in via zoom to hear students present their findings or join us for an on-line poster session—you can chat with the presenters from 12-1 pm or browse at your leisure.* Our intrepid undergraduate researchers are diving into topics ranging from dance to social justice to biochemistry—and everything in between. Prepare to find answers to questions you never thought to ask!
  • 9:50 a.m.: Welcome & Introductory Remarks (via Zoom)
  • 10:00 a.m.: Engineering and Math Symposium (via Zoom)
  • 11:00 a.m.: Humanities Symposium (via Zoom)
  • 12-1:00 p.m.: Poster Session (virtual; participants will be available to chat with attendees)*
  • 1:00 p.m.: Natural Sciences Symposium (via Zoom)
  • 2:00 p.m.: Social Sciences Symposium (via Zoom)
  • 3:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks (via Zoom)*
*Links will be added as they are made available both here and on the Expo 2021 page. Posters will be available for viewing beginning on April 16 at 9am and will remain accessible for one year. This event is free and open to all in the University community and beyond!

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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About Us

The Office of Undergraduate Research exists to broaden and strengthen the undergraduate research program at the University by striving to increase opportunities for undergraduate research, to lower barriers to undergraduate research, and to promote the recognition of quality undergraduate research and undergraduate research mentoring.

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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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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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Want more information about undergraduate research? Contact us.