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Research Ethics Workshop!

Event Day: September 19, 2014 from 1-2 p.m.

How to Get Started Workshop!

Event Day: September 29, 2014 from 1-2 p.m.

Curriculum Grants Program

Grant Deadline: October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.

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How to get Started Workshop a Success!

OURI hosted two workshops last Friday on “How to get Started” in undergraduate research. Over 40 students in attendance learned how to identify research questions and worked on small interactive projects.

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Faculty Opportunities



Call for Proposals: 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 date 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

Colin Hughes at the Summer Retreat

Thinking Creatively! Workshop- September  19, 2014

You are invited to join Dr. Dani Raviv and OURI at a workshop designed to help faculty and staff think creatively and engage curiosity. This will be an interactive and engaging workshop which will be held on September 19th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm in General Classroom South, room 226. Space is limited, please RSVP here to sign up to attend! Light refreshments will be provided.

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

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.

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.


Increase the Awareness

Megan Davies at the Summer Retreat

Encourage your students to participate in the following:

Request a class visit from Peer Mentors


Get Involved!

Volunteer to be a Judge at Annual Symposia

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI)  and the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) have unified their efforts to recruit faculty judges for our two annual symposia.  We would like to ask your assistance to serve as a judge at one or both of the following events: 1. The Undergraduate Research Symposium (Friday, April 3rd); 2. The GPSA Research Day (Friday, March 13th).  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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