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CUR Biology Division Student Travel Awards!

Application Deadline: September 4th, 2015 by 5:00pm

Minority Access’ 16th National Role Models Conference

Abstract Deadline: September 7th, 2015 by 5:00pm

How to get started in research and creative activities

Event Date: September 9th, 2015 at 4:00pm

CSI General Body Meeting

Event Date: September 9th, 2015 at 6:00pm

Latest News

Meet our New Peer Mentors!

We are excited to announce the 2015-2016 Peer Mentors! If you have any questions about undergraduate research and inquiry, feel free to stop by the office in GS 209, or contact one of our Peer Mentors here! 

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Student Workshops

OURI, in collaboration with the FAU Library, is pleased to offer the following workshops during the Fall and Spring semesters.  Please RSVP by clicking the workshop title and completing the Google form by 3:00 pm the day before the workshop so we know how many participants to expect.  Encourage your friends to join you as well!  If there are additional workshops you would like for us to offer please email us at ouri@fau.edu. View FAU's University Libraries full Workshop schedule here.
 
Workshops

Boca Raton Workshop Schedule

 

How to Get Started in Research and Inquiry

September 9th,  3-4 p.m.  

Boca Raton Campus, GS 226

Hosted by OURI

APA Boot Camp

September 14th, 12 p.m. and 

October 29th, 4p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

RefWorks

September 16th, 12 p.m. and

October 28th, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

How to Get Started in Research and Inquiry

September 23rd,  4-5 p.m.

Boca Campus, GS 226

Hosted by OURI

Finding Information on Companies & Industries

September 24, 12 p.m. and 

October 15th, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

Library Research 101

September 28th, 12 p.m. and

September 30th, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

Effective Job Search 

September 30th, 12 p.m. and 

October 22nd, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

Web of Science: Not Just for Science Majors

October 6th, 12 p.m. and

October 7th, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

Research Ethics

October 7th, 11 a.m.

TBD

Hosted by OURI

Primary Sources: Using Government Documents

October 14th, 12 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

Literature Review

October 20th, 12 p.m. and 

October 21st, 5 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

How to Get Started in Research and Inquiry

October 21st,  4-5 p.m.

Boca Campus, GS 226

Hosted by OURI

Finding Census and Government Statistics 

November 4th, 12 p.m.

Instruction LAB LY 136

Hosted by University Libraries

How to Write a Manuscript

November 5th,  3-4 p.m.

Boca Campus, GS 226

Hosted by OURI

Conference Participation

November 17th,  4-5 p.m.

Boca Campus, GS 214B

Hosted by OURI

 

Workshop Descriptions

How to Get Started in Research and Inquiry:  This workshop, offered each Month, will discuss the beginning steps on how to get started in undergraduate research and inquiry, including what is research, how to get involved in research and inquiry, how to contact faculty members, and much more! 
Research Ethics:Here students will learn about the projects that need to have research compliance through the Division of Research and the roads to take in order to conduct ethical research. 
Preparing for Graduate School: Are you interested in applying for Graduate School?  This workshop will assist students who are interested in furthering their education and tips from students who have been recently admitted into a graduate program. 
Creating a Poster and Oral Presentation:  Students will be assisted in the process of creating a poster and oral research presentation, just in time for the annual OURI Undergraduate Research Symposium! 
How to Write a Manuscript: Topics will include formatting of scientific research manuscripts, peer-reviewed versus non-peer reviewed journals, tips from going from a presentation to a publication, introduction to the peer-review process, revising and resubmitting, impact factors, and more.
Conference Participation: Topics will include identifying appropriate conferences in your discipline, submitting an abstract, funding opportunities, getting the most from your conference experience, networking, and representing your institution.
University Libraries: FAU’s Library hosts a variety of workshops that can assist throughout the research process such as conducting a literature review, APA help and much more! View the fall schedule here!