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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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UR 21 Forum Presentation Submission Instructions via Google Form

Primary presenters are uploading to Google Form. Contact undergradresearch@miamioh.edu to request the link.

Event Questions? Attend an URF 21 Q&A Session  Mon April 19 [noon-1:00p] or Tues Apr 20 3-4:00pm

Wed April 21, 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Forum [9:00am - 5:30pm] 
ORU invites folks to celebrate the accomplishments of our undergraduate students and their faculty and grad student mentors. Over 400 Students will tell their research stories about projects conducted as part of a class, an independent study, a community project, service-learning projects, creative projects, experiential learning, etc. 

View the Event Schedule

The UR 21 Forum Event Website is currently being populated and will go live Monday April 19, 2021. Presentation Sessions A, B and C are divided into  Clusters 1-7.  Each cluster has between 11-12 presentations. Zoom links to attend these presentations will be displayed on the website. The event is open to the public.  Use the search feature to find presentations by student name, mentor name, keywords, part of the title, etc.  

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

UR 21 Forum Q&A Sessions Ask the ORU 
Event Questions? Attend an URF 21 Q&A Session  Mon April 19 [noon-1:00p] or Tues Apr 20 3-4:00pm