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ORU Mission

  • Raise awareness of the value of undergraduate research
  • Encourage undergraduates to embrace a desire to engage in research and creative projects
  • Promote synergistic & interdisciplinary pursuits
  • Recognize the role of research centers and research support entities across campus
  • Showcase undergraduate research, experiential learning, and creative works on Miami's campus and beyond. 

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Wed April 21, 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Forum [9:00am - 5:30pm] 
Hope you had a chance to attend sessions during the 27th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum. 

Miami's signature event showcased accomplishments of our undergraduate students and their faculty and grad student mentors. Over 400 Students shared engaging aspects of research stories. We heard from students presenting research conducted as part of a class, an independent study, a community project, service-learning projects, creative projects, experiential learning, etc. 

The UR 21 Forum Website is available to explore.

9:00-10:30a Session A Student Presentations (Poster Talks and Ten-Minute Talks)

10:45-11:30a Concurrent Panel Sessions 

  • Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Relevance of Undergraduate Research for Careers

12:00-12:45pm Plenary

1:00-2:30p Sessions B Student Presentations (Poster Talks and Ten-Minute Talks)

2:45-3:30 Concurrent Panels

  • Getting Started with Undergraduate Research
  • Research During the Pandemic
Session C Student Presentations (Poster Talks and Ten-Minute Talks)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

ORU encourages and supports undergraduate explorations and engagement in research and creative projects. All Miami students are invited to learn more about getting involved. Through our efforts, we hope to increase participation in undergraduate research and raise awareness of the opportunities at Miami University. All research must comply with Miami University Safe Return to Research Policy Requirements