'Undergraduate Research'

Call for nominations – Student Innovation Award

Student Innovation Award

Compete in an open-forum innovation competition by answering questions related to:


Five finalists will be awarded $500 and will
pitch their ideas to the Sierra Nevada Corporation for the
grand prize of $2500 and the opportunity and resources to develop the idea.


Deadline for entries is Mar 30, 2015, 5 p.m.

Presented in partnership by the:
University Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation
Sierra Nevada Corporation
University of Nevada, Reno Foundation
Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship

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Add comment February 24th, 2015

Call for Undergraduate Research Highlights: Summer 2015 issue of the CUR Quarterly on the Web

Submissions for the “Undergraduate Research Highlights” feature of the Summer 2015 issue of the CUR Quarterly on the Web are being accepted until March 15, 2015.  Highlights consist of brief descriptions of recent (past six months) peer-reviewed research or scholarly publications in scholarly journals, book and book chapters, web-based publications, and juried performances. These publications must be in print and must include one or more undergraduate co-authors. To be considered for publication as an Undergraduate Research Highlight, the following information must be submitted to be considered for publication as an Undergraduate Research Highlight, a submission should include the information listed below and MUST CONFORM TO THE FORMAT OF THE EXAMPLE PROVIDED BELOW.  Submissions must be sent via the electronic submission form available at the following link:http://cur.networkats.com/members_online/submissions/substart.asp?action=welcome&cid=164.

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Add comment February 6th, 2015

REU program, Grice Marine Lab

Grice Marine Lab, College of Charleston

NSF-REU Site: Resilience and Response of Marine Organisms to Environmental Change

The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a 10-week internship that combines independent research with field trips, ethics training, career development and science communication skills.  Up to 10 interns will investigate a broad range of environmental topics–including impacts of environmental variation, climate change, natural disasters, pollution, and coastal development on the health of marine organisms, populations and communities—using a variety of laboratory and field techniques.  Interns will also engage in a science communication workshop series led weekly by Carolyn Sotka, an environmental writer and educator.

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Add comment January 20th, 2015

NSURJ Call for submissions, junior editors, and referees

Notification Message to Faculty and Students:

Attention to faculty or undergraduate students registered in the NSHE system,

The Nevada State Undergraduate Research Journal (NSURJ) would like to announce that it is now accepting submissions for its second issue!  NSURJ is open to all undergraduates in all fields of research and hopes to promote civic engagement amongst students. This research journal is driven towards undergraduate researchers in the Nevada school system to showcase the brilliance of students, the integrity of­­ programs, and the quality of a Nevada education.

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Add comment January 13th, 2015

Paid Summer Research Internships Available – UVA 2015

Dear Undergraduate Researcher,

Ten week summer research internships are available for qualified undergraduates considering a career in biomedical research. The University of Virginia can offer a generous stipend to program participants ($4,683 in 2014).  In addition, round-trip travel and free housing is provided to those accepted.

We are supported by peer-reviewed NIH grants sponsoring research in the areas of Cardiovascular Disease and Biodefense. We also receive support from numerous extramural organizations like The Endocrine Society, The Leadership Alliance, and The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.

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Add comment December 11th, 2014

NSURJ Launch Party

Students and Faculty,

You are invited to join the Nevada State Undergraduate Research Journal (NSURJ) as it celebrates the publication of its very first issue! NSURJ would like to honor all the people that made this first issue possible with free food and drinks. Anyone and everyone is invited to attend the launch party! This is a great opportunity to learn more about NSURJ and how to get involved.

Please see attached flier for details. (PDF)

Add comment December 5th, 2014

NSF EPSCoR workshop for students

Dr. William Macauley and UNR’s Writing Center (http://www.unr.edu/writing-centerwill be providing two workshops for students of the University of Nevada, Reno; Truckee Meadows Community College and Western Nevada College preparing proposals for the NSF EPSCOR 2014-2015 Academic Year Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) scholarship applications (http://epscorspo.nevada.edu/solicitations-2/).  The purpose of these workshops is to enable participants to write and submit the most successful proposals possible by focusing first on content and then on a final polish. Workshop details are included below:

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Add comment September 16th, 2014

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