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The Office of Undergraduate Research


The Office of Undergraduate Research would like to welcome you to our website. Please be sure to register with our office, to stay up to date on the latest events happening in research. Students, Staff, and Faculty are welcome to register!


Registering with our office will put you on the listserv so you will be aware when registration windows open for our events! You will also be eligible for our support programs (located under the Program and activities tab), and to learn about other research enhancement opportunities!

Are you a student currently conducting research? If you haven't registered with our office, please do so here . For additional help finding a mentor with similar interests as you, you can register at A continually growing database of Faculty conducting research across the UK campus.


Please be sure to register with our office to keep up with the rolling deadlines of our support programs. Registration does not obligate you for participation.

Office of Undergraduate Research Mission

The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky is to promote high quality, undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines across campus, and to use all available resources to support and advance the research endeavor. 

Read more about our mission.

Information Sessions 

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.

News & Announcements

Slavina Goleva
UK Biology Undergrad Wins International Research Award

Slavina Goleva, an undergraduate biology student at the University of Kentucky, recently received the highly competitive David S. Bruce Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence from the...

Register for Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting registrations for the 2015 Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. Students are encouraged to present, perform, or...

Poster Competition
UK Chemistry Regional Poster Competition Accepting Abstracts

Showcasing undergraduate research in the chemical sciences from across the Commonwealth and surrounding states, the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will hold its annual Regional...