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.
- Opportunities for grants
- Presentations and performances at symposiums
- Publication through The Undergraduate Research Journal
UNC at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Eight UNC students were accepted to present at the 2021 NCUR @ Home Conference National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) on April 12-14. These students were selected from more than 4,000 submissions. Congratulations to...
- Dawson Budke, Effect on Hypo/Hyper-methylation Rates on Genome Regions CDKN1A, BMAL1, PPARalpha, and PNPLA3 with CBG Implementation Utilizing a Mice Model with MCD Diet to Induce NASH
- Jakob Coykendall, Exploring the Impacts of COVID-19 on lgbtq+ Intimate Communication
- Kaitlin Erpenbeck, Made You Look! – Visual Searches with Threatening Targets Produce Longer Reaction Times
- Tara Hobbs, Bats and Rats: Evolutionary Implications and Hindlimb Development
- Gabriela Masztalerz, Accent Modification and Identity: A Phenomenological Study between International Students from UNCO and Adult Immigrants/Refugees from IRCNOCO
- Chloe Parsons, Food Insecurity in an Anthropogenic Age: An Analysis into How Consumer Demand Will Shift During Climate Change
- Andrea White, How the Chameleon Effect Impacts Introverts and Extroverts in Social and Academic Settings
- Barbara Wilson, Interpersonal Communication as a Mediator Between Childhood Maltreatment and Adult Attachment
Apply now for Spring 2021 OUR Grants & Supplies & Stipend Awards.
Undergraduate publication opportunities in UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Spring 2021 Stipend Award Applications:
Due February 11, 2021.
Undergraduate Research Journal:
Submissions accepted on a continuous basis for future issues.
UNC 2019 Fall Symposium
Congratulations to the winners of UNC's Fall Symposium!
Audiology & Speech-Language Sciences: "Accent Modification and Identity: A Phenomenological Study between International Students from UNCO and Adult Immigrants/Refugees from IRCNOCO"
Biology: "Trees and Their Role in American Robin Clutch Survival"
Sport and Exercise Science: "Activation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor: an Analysis of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Dose-Response on Antigen-Specific Antibody"
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 2021: April 8
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.
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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.