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Office of Undergraduate Research Mission

The mission of the University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is to promote high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines across campus.

Read more about our mission.


Are you a student currently conducting research? If you haven't registered, please do so in order to be eligible for our support programs and to learn about other research enhancement opportunities. Please register at

Are you an undergraduate student seeking a faculty mentor? Or do you want more information about undergraduate research?  The Office of Undergraduate Research will hold information sessions periodically throughout each semester.


Let us know that you are willing to serve as an undergraduate research mentor. Registration does not obligate you for participation.

News & Announcements

Bruce Award Winners
2013 David Bruce Award Winners Announced


UK Ag Student Earns Alltech Young Scientist Award

A student who originally hails from Brazil and  came to theUniversity of Kentucky to complete her undergraduate studies is one of two winners of the 2013 Alltech Young Scientist award....

Bio Students
Students Receive Prestigious Fellowships for Summer Research

Kyeong Ran (Rachel) Jang, a biology major from Louisville who just finished her freshman year, and Audra Stacy, a senior biology major from Elkhorn City, Ky., received $4,000 each to conduct their...