OUR Newsletter: September 13, 2016

The Office for Undergraduate Research newsletter is published bi-weekly to share news about undergraduate research at UNC, relevant events, accomplishments of our students and faculty, and more. For additional information, please visit our website or email us at our@unc.edu.

In this newsletter:

• OUR News

• Present Your Research

• Get Research Experience

• Make a Gift

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OUR News

Ask an Ambassador!

Do you have a question about getting involved in or conducting undergraduate research at Carolina? Ask the OUR Ambassadors, a group of undergraduate researchers ready to provide first-hand insight into the UNC research community. Send your questions to ymerino@live.unc.edu and we'll post answers in the newsletter!

 

GRC Blog: 4 Lessons from Working with Undergraduate Researchers

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Present Your Research


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The Health Humanities Journal of UNC-Chapel Hill is now accepting submissions! The purpose of the journal is to inspire, encourage, and facilitate interdisciplinary thinking and collaborative work while exploring ideas that relate to health, illness, caregiving and medicine. This publication allows for dialogue, meaning-making and multiple representations of the body, health, wellness and experiences with the medical system. Submissions are accepted until October 9, 2016. For more information, check out our website at hhj.web.unc.edu. The editorial team will be holding an interest meeting Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Bingham Hall, Room 301.


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Get Research Experience

Fluent in French and interested in Middle Eastern politics or ethnography? There is a volunteer Research Assistant position available in political science to transcribe interviews from French to English for a project on the political behavior of trade unions in Tunisia and Morocco. This is an excellent opportunity for students who wish to gain experience in ethnographic research methods or for those interested in Middle Eastern politics. The RA will primarily be responsible for transcription but may also elect to become involved in other aspects of the project including, coding and data analysis. For more information, contact Ashley Anderson at aaanders@email.unc.edu.

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Seeking 1-2 paid Research Assistants to assist with coding and data analysis on a project investigating state-sponsored protests in the Middle East. This project is part of a large study being conducted by the principal researcher and a co-investigator from Harvard University. Candidates should be proficient with Excel but no prior training in coding methodology is required. Please contact aaanders@email.unc.edu for more information.


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Preparing Undergraduate Men of Color for Doctoral Study in the RISE Fields

RISE (Research. Integration. Strategies. Evaluation.) invites Native American, Black, Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander undergraduate men who are presently in their junior year to apply for participation in our Grad Prep Academy, a project that prepares scholars for doctoral study and research-related careers in the five RISE fields: education, health, human services and social policy, juvenile and criminal justice, and workforce development. For more information, visit http://risebmoc.org/grad-prep.

All application materials must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016. Please direct all questions to equity@upenn.edu.

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For more research opportunities, search the OUR Database of Research Opportunities!

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