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Fall 2015 Workshops

Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Donovan Lounge (Greenlaw 223)

Are you curious about research in English, History, Communications and other disciplines in the humanities? Do you want to learn more about undergraduate research and the opportunities and resources available for you? Come hear from faculty members, student researchers, and OUR staff about their experiences, advice and guidance. We’ll have lots of time for questions and discussion. Come discover what’s possible for you!

Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences
Thursday, November 5, 2015
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Are you curious about research in Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Anthropology and other disciplines in the social sciences? Do you want to learn more about undergraduate research and the opportunities and resources available for you? Come hear from faculty members, student researchers, and OUR staff about their experiences, advice and guidance. We’ll have lots of time for questions and discussion. Come discover what’s possible for you!

THE COMMUNITY-BASED WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED DUE TO TONIGHT’S TOWN HALL ON RACE AND INCLUSION
The workshop will be rescheduled early in the Spring 2016 semester.

Community-Based Research Workshop
Thursday, November 19, 2015
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union 3408

Do you plan to conduct research during your undergraduate career here at Carolina? Are you interested in investigating a community need through that research? In this interactive workshop, Professor Beth Moracco will lead a discussion about what is involved in doing research with human subjects, the principles and methodologies of community-based and community-based participatory research, and the kinds of research questions for which these methodologies would be appropriate. Come ready to talk about your interests and to brainstorm how to turn them into undergraduate research projects. Cosponsored by the Carolina Center for Public Service. Note: This workshop will count as a skills training for the Buckley Public Service Scholars program.

SURF INFORMATION SESSIONS
Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Location: Gardner 105
Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Location: Student Union 3411
(Make-up Date February 2. Location: Student Union 3411)
5:00-6:30 p.m.

In this workshop, you will hear from past Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) recipients about how they developed their successful proposals. There will be a short presentation by the Writing Center on how to develop proposals. We will discuss the approval process for human subjects research. You will have the opportunity to talk with OUR staff about proposal design, and learn more about the SURF Peer Writing Advisors who can give you valuable feedback on your proposal prior to submission.