About Our Office

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) serves as a valuable resource for students beginning to explore the concept of undergraduate research. From helping students discern their own research paths and find a mentor, to connecting them to research funding and programs at WashU and beyond, to providing opportunities to share their work, we support all undergraduates, in all disciplines, and in all schools. 

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Undergraduate Research at WashU

Research expands your learning. At WashU, research isn’t just for faculty and graduate students, and it’s not restricted to a science lab. No matter what you're studying, you will find research opportunities that add meaning and depth as you contribute to the world's body of knowledge.

How do you find a research project? Just ask!

How do you find a research project? Just ask!

Ahead of Undergraduate Research Week, junior Jonah Goldberg shares how direct conversations with faculty can lead to unexpected opportunities.

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Research Opportunities Available Immediately in WashU School of Medicine Labs

Research opportunities available immediately in WashU School of Medicine Labs studying sepsis, COVID-19 disease, and a number of diseases that dysregulate the innate and adaptive immune system.

Have questions about undergraduate research?

The Office of Undergraduate Research provides guidance and resources to students interested in pursuing research. Reach out to us today to make an appointment with a member of our team to learn more.

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