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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.

Logo used for the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase

Join us for the UWF Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) invites all UWF students, faculty, alums, and the Argo community to attend the UWF Student Symposium & Faculty Research Showcase on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

Stay updated with the latest Symposium announcement by following the UWF Symposium Info Site. Consider it your go-to for all things UWF Symposium! Presenters and guests can learn more about the event details, what to expect, and answers to your frequently asked questions.

Faculty: please consider getting involved in this wonderful event -- review this guide to learn about some ways you can get involved, but we are always interested in hearing your ideas. 

The 2024 Student Scholars Symposium Program is available now for viewing!

View the virtual presentations via the online conference site Gather.Town using this link. Virtual presentations are not live and can be enjoyed anytime until the day of the Symposium and through Friday, April 19.


Have you received an OUR Project Award or Travel Award?

Then check out the OUR Project Award Recipient site and the OUR Travel Award Recipient site for helpful information and tools as you utilize award funds and other requirements for receiving an award.


students presenting at conference

OUR Travel Awards Closed for 2023-34 Academic Year

Congratulations to the 70 Argos that received an OUR Travel Award to present their research and scholarly work at a professional or academic conference! We are so impressed by all of your hard work. Unfortunately, OUR is no longer accepting Travel Award Applications for the rest of the spring 2024 semester. Travel award applications are anticipated to reopen in the fall of 2024.


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 Mentor?

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

Find Support for OUR Students

Do you need support as you navigate your undergraduate research experience? Then click the link below for a list of commonly asked-for student services, resources, and programs provided by various UWF offices and organizations. 

Find Support for OUR Students

Are You Volunteering on a Research Project?

If you are volunteering on a research project and not being paid through UWF, or receiving course credit, please visit the UWF HR Volunteers page and complete the linked Volunteer Agreement form.