Undergraduate Research at the University of Oregon
Participation in research is a vital part of the undergraduate experience at the University of Oregon. Students from across the academic disciplines can be found investigating, discovering, creating, and innovating. Research experiences allow students to explore and clarify their academic and professional goals while developing critical thinking and important workforce skills.
Research Programs and Grants
There are multiple pathways to conduct research during your undergraduate career.
Undergraduate research programs provide funding to support student involvement in research. Fellowship programs provide direct support to students in the form of a scholarship/fellowship stipend. Grant programs provide support to offset the cost of supplies, materials, equipment, travel, and other research-related expenses.
Council on Undergraduate Research
The University of Oregon is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), founded in 1978, is a national organization of individual and institutional members representing over 900 colleges and universities. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research, and students succeed in their studies and professional advancement through participation in undergraduate research.
Karl Reasoner, Senior Program Manager