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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.

OUR Provides

Dr. Janice Dickensheets, faculty fellow

FACULTY FELLOW

Dr. Janice Dickensheets
Assistant Professor of Music, Music History and Literature


UNC at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Five UNC students have been accepted to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) on April 10-13, 2019, in Kennesaw, GA. These students were selected from more than 4,000 submissions. Congratulations to...

  • Jessica Bachman, Cello Performance: "Claude Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano: Historical Context of Wartime France"
  • Abigail Hayes, Audiology & Speech-Language Sciences: "Accents Matter: Behavioral Responses to Local and Nonlocal Dialects in Four Colorado Wren Species"
  • Cameron Kennedy, Evolutionary Biology & Ecology: "The Effect of Urban Landscapes on Grassland Bird Species Diversity and Richness in a Rapidly Urbanizing Area
  • Calesia Monroe, Sociology/Africana Studies: "Black Women's Perspectives of 'Hoeing' In and Beyond the HBO Show Insecure
  • Jessie Sutton, Psychology/Gender Studies/Applied Statistics: "Learning Ana-Whatics?: A Qualitative Analysis of What Students and Faculty Know About Learning Analytics"
Olufisayo Awolaja: Biology/Chemistry, "The Pollination and Reproductive Biology of Thermopsis divaricarpa in the Central Rocky Mountains"

NCUR 2018

Olufisayo Awolaja: Biology/Chemistry, "The Pollination and Reproductive Biology of Thermopsis Divaricarpa in the Central Rocky

2018 Conference at the University of Central Oklahoma

NCUR 2018

2018 Conference at the University of Central Oklahoma

Paul McPhail: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology/Anthropology, "Nest Factors Influencing the Populations of a Cliff Swallow Parasite"

NCUR 2018

Paul McPhail: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology/Anthropology, "Nest Factors Influencing the Populations of a Cliff Swallow Parasite"

Katie Dorman: Earth Environmental Science/Business, "Benthic Macroinvertebrates as Biological Indicators of the Cache la Poudre River"

NCUR 2018

Katie Dorman: Earth Environmental Science/Business, "Benthic Macroinvertebrates as Biological Indicators of the Cache la Poudre River"

UNC 2018 Fall Symposium

Congratulations to the winners of UNC's Fall Symposium!

Abigail Hayes

Audiology & Speech-Language Sciences: "Accents Matter: Behavioral Responses to Local and Nonlocal Dialects in Four Colorado Wren Species"

Cameron Kennedy

Evolutionary Biology & Ecology: "The Effect of Urban Landscapes on Grassland Bird Species Diversity and Richness in a Rapidly Urbanizing Area"

Jessie Sutton

Psychology/Gender Studies/Applied Statistics: "Learning Ana-Whatics?: A Qualitative Analysis of What Students and Faculty Know About Learning Analytics"

Research Day

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.  Applications for Research Day 2019 are due on Friday, March 1!  

Research Day 2019: April 11

 

Learn more about Research Day

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.

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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.

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Submission Deadline

The URJ can accept submissions at any time for the next full issue.