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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. 

ORU 2020 Events

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Q & A: Internal Undergrad Research Funding Opportunities

ORU Staff:  Joyce Fernandes and Martha Weber invite you to learn more about internal funding opportunities for Undergraduate Research.
Oct 2nd 2:30pm  Register Here

Q & A: Faculty & Student Panel: Disciplinary Approaches to Research

Curious about the research being conducted in your major? Join us to explore research questions and approaches across disciplines from both the faculty and student perspective. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about research they are interested in while also learning about the research going on in other academic areas.

Oct 6th 4:00pm  Register Here
Oct 7th 11:00am Register Here

Q & A: Career Center Staff - Applying for Internships

Staff walk your through the process to get started and to apply. Open to all Miami students.
Oct 16th  2:30pm  Register Here

Q & A: Professional Development Workshop - Careers & Research

Host: (SOURCE/ORU/CCES) Undergraduate researchers will explore strategies for highlighting and condensing your research experiences into a concise “elevator pitch.”
Oct 19th  11:00am Register Here

Q & A: Undergraduate Research @ the Regionals - CLAAS

Are you a Miami Regionals' student interested in pursuing undergraduate research? Join us to learn how to find research opportunities on the Regional and Oxford campuses, how to connect with potential faculty mentors, and the overall benefits of undergraduate research. This workshop is open to ALL Miami Regionals students regardless of major, year in school, or research experience.
Oct 22nd  6:30-7:30pm Register Here

Q & A: ORU Supporting Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

Pepper Stetler Humanities Center invites you to learn about getting started in Humanities research.
Oct 30  2:30pm  Register Here

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

About Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Read the URA, DUOS and USS program guidelines on the web.  Get the application from your department or program administrative staff.

All research must comply with Miami University Safe Return to Research Policy Requirements

ORU Program Application Deadlines

Mon Oct 5, 2020 URA
URA Undergraduate Research Award Program Rnd1 Application Deadline
Questions? Contact undergradresearch@MiamiOH.edu

Mon Oct 5, 2020 URA 
DUOS Doctoral Undergraduate Opportunity for Scholarship Program
Questions? Contact undergradresearch@MiamiOH.edu

Save the Date! Wed April 21, 2021
Miami Undergraduate Research Forum. ORU hosts the annual showcase of faculty-mentored student research. Learn more... Top Story May 28, 2020 First online UR Forum "Fantastic"