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The 5th Annual Broward Student Research Symposium

Event Date: March 27th, 2015 From 8am-1pm

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Event Date: April 3, 2015 From 8:30am-4pm

FAU Business Plan Competition 2015!

Event Dates: April 8-10, 2015

Marine Biology Summer Course for Undergraduates

Application Deadline: April 10, 2015

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OURI Student Workshops-Spring 2015

A variety of workshops will be hosted by OURI Peer Mentors throughout the Spring 2015 semester for students.  Topics will include how to get started in research, research ethics, how to conduct a literature review, and more! New this semester: Video Conferencing will be available to the Davie, HBOI, and Jupiter campuses for ALL Boca workshops!     

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Megan Davies at the Summer Retreat

Curriculum Grants Program: Pre-proposal Deadline October 1

Faculty interested in redesigning undergraduate courses or programs to include research and inquiry enriched courses are encouraged to submit an application to the annual Undergraduate Curriculum Grant programs.  

NEW: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF): Deadline November 15

Broward Faculty Development Award

Supplemental NSF funding available for Research Experiences for Undergraduates ( REU).

Principal investigators of current National Science Foundation grants may be eligible for supplemental funds from NSF to support and include undergraduate students in their funded research projects. 


Upcoming Opportunities

Supplemental NSF funding available  for Research Experiences for Undergraduates ( REU). 

Principal investigators of current National Science Foundation grants may be eligible for supplemental funds from NSF  to support and include undergraduate students in their funded research projects. 

Statewide Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research -  Deadline: September  12, 2014

The Florida Statewide Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research has been scheduled for October 10-11, 2014 at the University of Central Florida, Orlando. Faculty, administrators, and academic staff from Florida universities, state colleges, and community colleges are invited to participate. OURI can provide travel funds for faculty interested in attending or presenting. Please contact Dr. Donna Chamely-Wiik for further information.

For other upcoming opportunities sponsored by OURI please go to the Calendar of Events 

Professional Development  

Faculty Learning Communities

Faculty interested in learning more about integrating research and inquiry into the curriculum are encouraged to apply to one of our Distinction through Discovery supported faculty learning communities.

Freshman Learning Community Initiative 

Faculty and staff teaching in the Freshman Learning Communities and Living Learning Communities program are encouraged to integrate research and inquiry components through the common SLS 1502 course. For further information please contact us.

Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR)  

Obtain a FREE membership to the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) by logging into myfau.fau.edu.  Click on the "Faculty" or "Staff" tab (based on your status), and follow the instructions to apply for membership.

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI), the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA), and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science have unified their efforts to recruit faculty judges for our annual symposia.  We would like to ask your assistance to serve as a judge at one or all of the following events: 1. The Undergraduate Research Symposium (Friday, April 3rd); 2. The GPSA Research Day (Friday, March 13th); 3. The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Research Day (Friday, March 27th).  If you are willing to serve as a judge, please complete the interest form located here.  Thank you in advance for your support of the Research and Inquiry initiatives here at FAU.  


Email ouri@fau.edu for more information on how to:

  • Volunteer to review Undergraduate Research Grants
  • Join a Committee


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