Special SRP-99 Enrollment Instructions for Spring 2020:

Visit our “COVID-19 Accommodations” page under the “Resources” tab for additional information, including SRP-99 enrollment instructions for Spring 2020.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WEEK IS GOING VIRTUAL

We are pleased to announce that Undergraduate Research Week 2020 is going virtual. Research Poster Day, the Oral Presentations, and the Multimedia Salon will be combined into one, all-day virtual Undergraduate Research Showcase on Tuesday, May 19.

Applications are now open on MyUCLA. The abstract submission deadline is April 15.

We will update all stakeholders with more instructions as we finalize this new platform. For more information, visit our Undergraduate Research Week page.

Thank you for your patience and support for undergraduate research.

LATEST INFORMATION ON THE COVID-19 IMPACT

The Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences’ staff are working remotely until further notice. We welcome you to contact us by email or through the MyUCLA Message Center (contact info below).  Our normal business hours will remain Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5PM.

Click here to learn more info about our virtual support and resources for students and faculty.

WELCOME

The Undergraduate Research Center – Sciences serves current UCLA undergraduates and faculty in all areas of the life and physical sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Our primary mission is to promote, develop, and celebrate undergraduate student research with the overall goal of enhancing undergraduate education and preparing students, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, for academic and research careers. We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our programs and services. We look forward to meeting you!

WHY DO RESEARCH?

Conducting research as an undergraduate is an excellent way to gain experiences and skills that will benefit you both academically and professionally, preparing you for graduate school and a wide variety of careers.

Participating in undergraduate research lets you:

  • Work one-on-one with faculty,
  • Participate in cutting-edge research projects with far-reaching impacts,
  • Make significant contributions to a field you care about, and
  • Enhance your competitiveness for high-level employment and admission to graduate and professional schools.

ABOUT US

Our primary mission is to promote, develop, and celebrate undergraduate student research, with the overall goal of enhancing undergraduate education and preparing students for careers in all areas.

Through experiencing the processes of scholarly discovery and the dissemination of their results, students become fully engaged members of the research community.

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