Office of Research for Undergraduates

April 24, 2019 Save the Date

Miami's 25th Undergraduate Research Forum  

Student Presenter Registration opens in January.
Event Location: Shriver Center  Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

We invite everyone to drop in to one of the three interactive poster sessions

Morning 10:00 - 11:30 am   Afternoon 1:30 - 2:45 pm    Afternoon 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Curious about undergraduate research showcased in spring 2018. Download the Event Schedule and Presentations Schedule from UR 18 Forum  2018-ur-forum-booklet-508.pdf

Miami student researchers craft their own understanding of the value of inquiry-based learning. Every Miami program has opportunities for students to excel through research experiences. Students learn the research process involves systematic investigations to establish novel facts, solve new or existing problems, explore new creative ideas, or develop new theories. Miami students do not have to be a science major to participate in undergraduate research. Students get involved in undergraduate research in the math, engineering, business, humanities, education, fine and performing arts, and health, education and social sciences. A variety of student research stories are highlighted on departmental websites. Miami's ORU hosts the annual Undergraduate Research Forum each spring to showcase faculty-mentored student research. 

By participating in undergraduate research, students gain experience and skills valued by employers, graduate schools and medical schools. Miami is nationally recognized by U.S.News & World Report for its "unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching." Getting involved in research allows students to build meaningful relationships with our dedicated Miami faculty outside of the traditional classroom setting. Our model of engaged inquiry encourages critical thinking and peer-assisted learning to provide students with personal, educational, and professional growth.