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Undergraduate Research

UWF undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from diverse fields of study presented their research and academic achievements over the past year during the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase, part of Founders Week, on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Students and faculty presented their research at the John C. Pace Library, University Commons, Cannon Green, and Center for Fine

Explore. Research. Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level. 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, scholarly or creative activities are possible for every discipline and major.

OUR Works! Program Applications

The OUR Works! Program Application opens July 18, 2022. Students interested in a work-study research position should apply early to ensure placement and a start date of August 22, 2022 (the first day of the fall 2022 semester).


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Recruiting Assistance & Paid Research Students

Did you know that OUR can help you recruit new research students? And that OUR can pay work-study eligible students to work on your research team? Submit research opportunities at


Experience Your Major

Learn applicable skills through scholarly and/or creative projects that will take your college experience to the next level. 

Why Research

Interested in Being a Faculty Mentor?

Please complete the UWF Research Opportunities and Faculty Mentor Interest Form and OUR will reach out to you to begin the next steps.

Recruit Research Students

OUR First-Year Research Experience (FYRE)

OUR FYRE is a program for high-performing, incoming freshmen to engage in research. Contact OUR to learn more!


OUR First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) Program

OUR Student Transfers And Research (STAR)

OUR STAR is a program for motivated incoming transfer students to engage in research.

OUR Student Transfer and Research (STAR) Program

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