OUR Newsletter: November 8, 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


OUR News

Ambassador Office Hours

If you need help connecting to research positions, updating your resume, or looking for conferences to present your research at, come stop in! 

Mondays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Graham Memorial 011

Questions? Email: jeet@live.unc.edu.


Upcoming Workshops

Conducting Community-Based Research
Wednesday, November 9, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
G010 Genome Science Building 
Presenters: Dr. Alexandra Lightfoot, Mr. Melvin Jackson


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Info Session
Tuesday, November 15, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
3408 Carolina Union
Presenter: Gigi Taylor, Writing Center


GRC Blog: Thinking through Research


Present Your Research

University of Memphis
April 6-8, 2017

The University of Memphis is proud to welcome the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to its campus on April 6-8, 2017.

NCUR showcases the best in undergraduate research and the creative and performing arts during this conference every year. Submit your abstract for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or visual or performing arts presentation by December 2, 2016. For more information, click here.


Get Research Experience

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) invites applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held Thursday, April 27th – Saturday, April 29th during the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education issues. The application deadline is December 1, 2016. Contact fellowships@aera.net or 202-238-3200 if you have any questions.


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. Application deadline: December 7, 2016. Apply here. For questions, email dhsed@orau.org.



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