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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. 


Feb 1, 2021 UR Forum Presenter Registration Link will be Live
Registration will close Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Feb 26, 2021 New Summer Scholars Program Deadline Each successful applicant will have access to project funds of 200$, and will receive a fellowship award of $2,600, as well as a tuition-only waiver to conduct a 6 credit hour research project. Due to budget constraints, there will be no professional development funds for mentors. A series of workshops are being planned to build community among undergraduate researchers and mentors. 

Q&A Sessions about these Program Changes will be held on [Thur Jan 28th, 4:15-5pm Register here] and on [Mon Feb 1st, 3:15-4pm Register here]

Mon Mar 1, 2021 Undergraduate Research Award (URA) Program Deadline 5:00pm
Students are encouraged to apply for funding to conduct a fall research project. Read the URA Guidelines on the web. Get the URA Application from your departmental office. Q&A Session will be held on [Thur Feb 4th, 4:15-5:00pm Register  HERE

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

New Deadlines for Spring 2021

Feb 1, 2021  Online Registration opens for UR 21 Forum
Save the Date! Virtual Undergraduate Research Forum Wed 4/21/21
ORU hosts the annual showcase of faculty-mentored student research.
View information from last spring...  Top Story May 28, 2020 First online UR Forum "Fantastic"

Feb 26, 2021 USS Program Application Deadline
Updated program guidelines will be posted January 18, 2021

Mon March 1, 2021  URA Round 2
Undergraduate Research Award Program Guidelines
Request the MS Word URA application from your department or program. Email questions to undergradresearch@MiamiOH.edu