OUR Newsletter - March 2023
Welcome to 'OUR' New Newsletter!
Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter! We are utilizing a new email communication platform as a way to reduce email clutter. We hope you enjoy receiving updates from us that will occur on a Bi-Weekly basis.
OUR Awards Ceremony - Save the Date
The OUR Awards Ceremony is April 3 from 10:30AM – 12PM. Join the Office of Undergraduate Research in recognizing Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awardees and Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentors. More information coming soon!
We will also be recognizing the Monson Prize winner at the OUR Awards Ceremony. The deadline to apply has been extended to March 5, 2023.
UCUR – Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research
Faculty, staff and leaders of research teams – join OUR to learn about a new program roll out and working with undergraduate researchers on campus. March 24, 2023 at 11AM.
Upcoming Education Series Events
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
The UROP Summer 2023 deadline is approaching quickly! Student applications are due Friday, March 10 at 11:59PM MST. APPLY HERE
Are you graduating this semester, still need to present your research to fulfill UROP requirements, but missed UCUR? Deadline to upload your presentation for the Spring 2023 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium is April 14, 2023.
Are you an undergraduate researcher traveling to a conference or need supplies for your research project? Apply here before the end of the month.
Undergraduate Research Scholar Designation (URSD)
Want to receive an undergraduate research scholar designation on your transcript? Spring 2023 deadline is April 25. Visit our website for eligibility requirements.
Searching for opportunities?
Peer-Mentoring and Research Advising
2-3pm every Friday – connect about funding this March on the 3rd, 17th, 24th & 31st. Registration required.
Drop-in to receive support on your Institutional Review Board Application. 9am-12pm, March 22.
Interested in undergraduate research, but unsure where to start? Set an appointment with a staff member/peer mentor!
For a general guide to getting involved in undergraduate research, click below to visit our website.
Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium
Did you miss UCUR? Do you still need to present to fulfill UROP/URSD requirements? Great news! The Spring 2023 Virtual URS goes live Friday, April 21 at 9:00AM!
Click below to submit your presentation - deadline to upload final presentation is Friday, April 14.
Women's History Month Highlight
March is Women’s History month! Check out the week of activities with women’s week at the University of Utah. In recognition of the dynamic contributions made to gender equity, we would like to highlight an undergraduate researcher.
Anahi Yerman was a UROP scholar Fall 2021-Spring 2022, and graduated in 2022 with a degree in both Anthropology and Philosophy of Science. Her undergraduate research project was “Cross-National Analysis of Sex Ratio and Gender Inequality on the Age at First Marriage and the Spousal Age Gap.” Anahi is currently working on obtaining a Masters of Anthropology at the University of Utah. She said that “UROP helped me cultivate the skills necessary to conduct my own research and it helped me realize that I could be a successful researcher.” https://www.linkedin.com/in/anahi-yerman-994078196/
OUR Student Spotlight (OURS^2)
Nominations for the OUR Student Spotlight (OURS^2) are open! We are looking for undergraduate researchers whose work exemplifies the OUR Mission and goals to feature in our Newsletter and a forthcoming podcast.
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The mission of the University of Utah Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is to facilitate and promote undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and creative works in all disciplines throughout the University of Utah campus through equitable programming, diverse representation, and social justice oriented opportunities.
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