Undergraduate Research
  • Podcast
  • Aug 10 2021

As summer camp season wraps up and a new school year begins, this “Research Made Possible” podcast shares how University of Kentucky researchers across campus are targeting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. 

  • Article
  • Jul 27 2021

Three graduate students received the James S. Brown Graduate Student Award for Research on Appalachia, and four graduate students and one undergraduate student received the center's Eller and Billings Student Research Award.

  • Article
  • Jun 15 2021

Applications are being accepted for positions as University of Kentucky Undergraduate Research Ambassadors for the 2021-2022 school year.

  • Blog
  • Apr 13 2021

Dr. Chad Risko has accepted our offer to be the new Faculty Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. Dr. Risko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky.

  • Video
  • Mar 31 2021

The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to promote careers for underrepresented populations, first-generation college students, and girls and women in STEM. START is funded by a five-year, $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

  • Article
  • Feb 3 2021

Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the 10-week “Research in Symmetries” program will take place June 7-Aug. 13, 2021, on UK’s campus. The program focuses on individually mentored research projects in nuclear physics, condensed matter physics and astronomy, through the central theme of symmetry.

  • Article
  • Jan 27 2021

SPARK, which was launched last year by UK’s Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) and Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS), is a year-long community-engaged program for undergraduates focused on research related to health equity.

  • Article
  • Dec 17 2020

Awards in each category are: First Place: $350; Second Place: $200; and Honorable Mention, if applicable. Entries are judged on originality, clarity of expression, scholarly or artistic contribution, and the validity, scope and depth of the project or investigation.

  • Article
  • Dec 16 2020

Cultivating students’ presentation and research communication skills, competitors were challenged to present their research in five minutes, using only one static slide, in front of a panel of three judges and a virtual audience.

  • Article
  • Dec 2 2020

A Chellgren Fellow, she been very active in undergraduate research at UK working with the school’s groundbreaking EduceLab: A Digital Restoration Initiative headed up by UK Alumni Professor Brent Seales, chair of the Department of Computer Science.