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The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) serves as a centralized support office for FAU faculty, staff and students who are engaged in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities. We offer university wide programs such as undergraduate research grants, undergraduate research symposium, undergraduate research journal, and support for faculty and students through our Peer Mentor program. Our office provides resources and information for faculty and students to:
Get Funded - Apply for grants and stipends to use towards research endeavors such as the Faculty Curriculum Grants, Undergraduate Research Grant, travel funding, and other external funding opportunities.
Get Published - Publish research and projects in peer-reviewed journals such as the Florida Atlantic Undergraduate Research Journal (FAURJ)
Get Recognized - Present discoveries at symposia and conferences both on campus, regionally, and nationally
Get Prepared - Attend faculty and student professional development workshops, enroll in research enriched courses, join an academic club, get exposed to ongoing research projects and scholarly activities
Get Involved - Find ways to get involved with research, scholarship and creative activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Serve as a mentor for undergraduates, join a QEP steering committee or serve as a reviewer or judge for OURI initiatives.
OURI was established to implement FAU's Quality Enhancement Plan, Distinction through Discovery aimed at expanding a culture of undergraduate research and inquiry.
Second Annual Summer Retreat
On August 12, 2014 our office hosted our second Annual Summer Retreat. Both President John Kelly and Provost Gary Perry attended our event and had a wonderful speech. Overall it was a success with approximately over 80 guests that included students, faculty and administrators. A thank you is extended to all that attended our event.
OURI spotlights the research endeavors of undergraduates on the FAU campuses and on the website who have participated in research or scholarly activities . If you have participated in research and would like to be showcased please submit the application that can be found here.