Office of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides support and recognition for undergraduate student research and creative endeavors for all Colleges at the University of Northern Colorado, furthering the University's goals for active learning, creativity, and original research.
The Office of Undergraduate Research Provides the following Opportunities and support services:
- Undergraduate Research & Creative Works Grants
- Research Mentorship & Undergraduate Researcher Development
- Undergraduate Research & Creative Works Presentation Opportunities
- Support for student travel to National Conference of Undergraduate Research
- Publication through The Undergraduate Research Journal
Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program
The Office of Undergraduate Research in collaboration with the Office of Research and the Graduate School has created a new undergraduate research mentorship program that will provide funding and support for graduate students to mentor undergraduates in research and creative endeavors.
To learn more about this program click here.
UNC 2021 Fall Symposium
Congratulations to the winners of 2021 UNC's Fall Symposium!
First Place Oral Presentation: eYFP Mice and T Cell Marker Expression, Faculty Mentor: Gregory DeKrey
Second Place Oral Presentation: Culturally Relevant Literature: A Study in Usage and Limitation, Faculty Mentor: Stacy Bailey
FIrst Place Poster: HPLC Analysis of Potentially Counterfeit Samples of Amoxicillin, Faculty Mentor: Corina Brown
Second Place Poster:The Decision-Making Process of Parents choosing Cochlear Implantation for their Child, Faculty Mentor: Sandy Bowen
Research Day is a day-long celebration of undergraduate and graduate research. Student presenters will share a wide variety of original research and creative endeavors.
Research Day 2022: Thursday April 7
UNC Engage - Dearfield Project
The Dearfield Project offers student volunteer, undergraduate research, internships, and directed study course opportunities to directly participate in scientific research and efforts to physically preserve, protect, restore, and study the Dearfield historic town-site are being dramatically expanded. UNC and CSU faculty, student, and community volunteer activities will include: 1) several individual volunteer work days for historic building clean-up, structure stabilization, and installation of anti-vandal security measures 2) a two-week archaeological field project tentatively scheduled during 3) the Dearfield Conference to be held at UNC, outside the ground-floor entrance to Michener Library Archives and 4) a Dearfield Day university and community engagement work day for historic building clean-up, repair, and protective measure tasks.
Undergraduate Research Journal
The Undergraduate Research Journal (URJ) is published electronically, available via the web and is a fully open access journal. All works published in the URJ are published under an attribution, non-commercial, and share-alike Creative Commons license. Copyright is retained by the author.
Call for Papers
The Office of Undergraduate Research is issuing an ongoing call for papers for the next issue of the Undergraduate Research Journal. Authors must be undergraduates at UNC or must have conducted research considered for publication while an undergraduate at UNC. It is expected that all submissions will have been thoroughly edited by both the student author and the faculty advisor/mentor before submission. Research in all areas is welcome.
The URJ can accept submissions at any time for the next full issue.