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Florida Undergraduate Research Conference 

Abstract Deadline: January 11th, 2017

Event Dates:  February 24-25th, 2017

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Event Date:  March 30th, 2017

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Launch of the 2016 FAURJ

The Florida Atlantic University Undergraduate Research Journal (FAURJ) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that is published annually. The FAURJ is published online and in print by OURI's student club, the Council for Scholarship and Inquiry (C.S.I.). Its missions are to showcase high quality undergraduate research in all fields, supply students with an idea of the standard of research, and promote inquiry-based activities at FAU. 

Faculty Information

Get Involved!

Faculty mentors play an integral role in the Undergraduate Research and Inquiry experience. This mentorship allows for the growth and development of young researchers to become successful in their respective areas.  OURI offers a variety of ways for faculty to become engaged with the office, with varying time commitments.  This includes Curricular and Co-Curricular programs, professional development, support and recognition events.

UGRS 2016

Annual Timeline of Events

(OURI Annual Calendar) Here you will find an annual list of opportunities for faculty and student engagement.         

Curricular Opportunities

Co-Curricular Opportunities

Professional Development

Tracking Students Research Activities

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) is working towards capturing individual student efforts regarding undergraduate research and inquiry under the guidance of a faculty mentor. This information will be used to showcase the impact of engaging in undergraduate research and creative activities. Please complete a short survey for students under your mentorship. The survey is aimed at collecting data specifically; those who have published, presented/competed/exhibited, won an award/fellowship/internship, received funding, and /or filed a patent. The activities reported should have be limited to those that are external to FAU. The link to the survey is provided (here)

Recognition

  • Annual Faculty Recognition Event –In order to recognize the efforts of the amazing faculty who expand the undergraduate research initiative, OURI hosts an annual "Faculty Recognition Event" early spring to celebrate their contributions. 
  • Distinguished Mentor of the year -
  • Submit your Undergraduate Students' Success - OURI wants to hear about your successes!  Has your student published an original work?  Have they presented at a conference, symposium, or exhibition?  Complete this short survey to document your students’ accomplishments.

Support

  • Submit An Undergraduate Research Opportunity 

             Faculty interested in submitting an undergraduate research opportunity, please see.  SOC INFORMATION HERE

    • Name and email of faculty mentor 
    • Name and email of graduate student (if appropriate) 
    • Project title 
    • Project description (2-3 line description of what the student will be doing) 
    • Start date and anticipated end date of project 
    • Student expectations/qualifications: e.g. course work prerequisites, instrumentation skills, time commitment. 
    • Deadline for applicants 
    • Application details: what you want from the student, e.g. CV, research experience, etc. 
    • web link or flyer with additional information (if available)

Please note: undergraduate students engaged in research projects may require additional research compliance training and certification.  For further information please visit the Division of Research website.  Additional research compliance information can be found here.

  • Request a Classroom Visit from OURI 

Peer mentors or OURI staff will present to classes and clubs about the Office and what it offers students. They will gear their presentation toward the group of students in your class and provide information relevant to the group.  Presentations can be as short as 10 minutes with a brief overview of the office or as long as an hour with some engaging activities! Please email us at least ONE WEEK prior to the requested date in order for OURI to ensure the best presenters for the audience!    

 Email  ouri@fau.edu  your request, please include

    • Date and Time of the presentation
    • Location of the presentation
    • How long will the mentor have to present? (e.g. 10 minutes, 20 minutes, etc.)
    • Number of students
    • Brief statement describing the group (e.g.  sophomore psychology students, or juniors with a variety of majors, etc.)  
    • any additional information that may be helpful in organizing a presentation geared towards your students
  • Faculty resources

Our Faculty Resources page contains articles and best practices for faculty and students participating in Undergraduate Research and Inquiry.  

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