Undergraduate Research programs are open to all undergraduate students at UToledo.
Undergraduate Research Office: MacKinnon Hall 2000E
Undergraduate Research Web site: http://www.utoledo.edu/honors/undergradresearch
Robert Schultz, Ph.D.
Director, Offices of Competitive Fellowships and Undergraduate Research
Chessica Oetjens, M.A.
Program Coordinator, Offices of Competitive Fellowships and Undergraduate Research
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Mission Statement
The Office of Undergraduate Research provides meaningful research opportunities for all UToledo undergraduate students. We accomplish this mission by being a resource for faculty members to increase undergraduate involvement in their research and by aiding in the integration of a research component to existing courses and/or development of new research-intensive courses.
Primary Objectives of UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
- Be a focal point for research opportunities for undergraduates.
- Be an advocate for increased funding of undergraduate research at UToledo.
- Showcase research accomplishments of UToledo undergraduates.
- Be a resource for faculty members to increase undergraduate involvement in their research.
- Be a resource for the community and local industries to increase their involvement in undergraduate research.
- Aid in the integration of a research component to existing courses and/or development of new research-intensive courses.
- Coordinate undergraduate research involvement with the other offices at UToledo, including: the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the Jesup Scott Honors College, Career Services, the various degree-granting colleges, and the various departments and/or academic programs.
Research programs overseen by the Office of Undergraduate Research that provide funding to undergraduate students include:
- Academic Year Research Program (AYRP)
- First-Year Summer Research Experience (FYSRE)
- Research Travel Grant Program
- Undergraduate Summer Research and Creative Activity Program (USRCAP)
Courses associated with the Office of Undergraduate Research include:
UGR 2980 Issues in Research and Scholarship
[1 credit hour]
Seminar series addressing various issues that can arise in research, scholarship, and creative activities, including: safe laboratory practices, regulatory compliance issues, and ethics issues.
Term Offered: Summer
UGR 4910 Undergraduate Research Experience
[0 credit hours]
Undergraduate students will participate in directed research, scholarship, or creative activities with faculty mentors.
Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall