Undergraduate Research

Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Explore.Research.Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level.

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Explore Your Interests

Get Involved with your discipline. Experience hands-on research. Shadow multiple Faculty mentors and learn what undergraduate research is really about.

The Office of Undergraduate Research challenges you to take your educational experience to the next level. Research or creative activities are possible for every discipline and major. 

Whether your goals after graduation are to join the workforce, attend graduate school, or something else entirely, you will experience your major and set yourself apart through undergraduate research.

Student Opportunity Center

Through the SOC students are able to stay connected and up to date with current and upcoming opportunities directly related to their area of interest with research. OUR is updating the SOC site regularly with new and exciting paid and volunteer opportunities directly related to research for undergraduate and graduate students.  

OUR Project Award Proposals Spring 2017

Proposals are now being accepted for Spring OUR Project Awards!

Proposals from eligible students are due by 5PM Friday, January 20th, 2017

Decisions will be announced Friday, February 17th, 2017

Student Scholar Symposium and Faculty Showcase

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2017 Student Scholar Symposium and Faculty Showcase. Abstracts should be submitted online through the OUR website, Student Scholar Symposium page

Abstracts Due: Friday, February 24, 2017

The 2017 Student Scholar Symposium will be held Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Location: University of West Florida, Main Campus
11,000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Fl. 32514
UWF Commons And Conference Center, Bldg. 22