Undergraduate research is a mentored investigation evolving a researchable question or questions conducted by an undergraduate student or group of students.
It can result in an original contribution to a field of knowledge or provide an opportunity that substantially develops students’ autonomy and skills in conducting research, scholarship, or creative expression.
High-quality undergraduate student research experiences:
- Evoke students’ curiosity
- Engage students in the process of discovery
- Ensure there is an opportunity for students to disseminate findings
- Extend student learning through critical reflection