Supporting students, mentors, and instructors engaged in research.

Videos featuring KU undergraduate researchers

Cell plan: Student creates highly targeted breast cancer research

Student applies programming skills to build cognitively inspired robots

Student tricks monkey flower into growing protective "hair"

It starts with the algae

Senior funds children's book, Jip the Zebra, with KU research award

Hometown History

Research Leader featured in Engineering video

Student conducts research in electrical hearing lab

Research award helps students study synthetic spines

Student studies role of minnows in aquatic food chain

Undergraduate research experiences for Jayhawks

Goldwater Scholar to research Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s diseases

Boy with autism benefits from KU student’s undergraduate research


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Research teaches critical thinking and problem solving — top skills sought by employers
The Research Experience Program has certified more than 2,000 students since 2005
KU is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research
More than 1,200 students have received Undergraduate Research Awards since 1986
More than 150 mentors sponsored undergraduate projects through the Center for Undergraduate Research each year
KU's first valedictorian, Flora Richardson, conducted research as an undergraduate before graduating in 1873
Highlight your research on your transcript: Get certified through the Research Experience Program
Use research to apply what you learned in the classroom to a real problem
Students who perform research develop strong relationships with KU faculty
Research is a hands-on way to explore career options
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