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The Office of Undergraduate Research

Mission

The Office of Undergraduate Research is dedicated to providing coordination, leadership, and support for the varied programs at the University of Kentucky. These programs are designed to support the undergraduate research enterprise, enrich the overall academic experience, and encourage future success of our students.

The UGR Office is the starting point for any undergraduate student with a desire to include mentored research in their undergraduate experience. Guidance is provided to students seeking a formalized, meaningful research experience with a UK faculty mentor. Students engaged in our programs will undoubtedly garner the rewards of inquiry-based learning through creativity and innovation. Our programs help equip students to become professional, civic, and academic leaders.

This website will familiarize students and mentors alike with the many and varied opportunities provided by the office, and by related programs on campus. We are focused on undergraduate research and undergraduate student excellence. Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Research!