The Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky is dedicated to providing coordination, leadership, and support for research endeavors at the undergraduate level. Through a wide variety of customized programs and activities, staff and faculty mentors encourage, engage, and support students through the basics of research across all disciplines, which serves to enrich the overall academic experience and foster student success. Through grants and scholarships, the office supports professional growth, opportunity, and advancement for students. This 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!