News & Opportunities

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How do you find a research project? Just ask!

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

Research Opportunities Available Immediately in WashU School of Medicine Labs

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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.

Research Spotlight on WashU Film & Media Studies Student Published in Film Matters Magazine

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Justine Xi, a recent WashU alum, discusses research article in upcoming issue of Film Matter's Magazine

2020 East Central IL ACS Undergraduate Research Conference

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Register now for the Fifth Annual ECI ACS Undergraduate Research Conference Saturday, November 14, 2020

University of Miami Neuroscience Research Day

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University of Miami to host Virtual Neuroscience Research Day Friday, December 4, 2020

NCUR @Home 2021

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NCUR 2021 will be delivered as a digital event, NCUR @Home, April 12-14, 2021.

Undergraduate research is for everyone

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No matter what your major or field of interest, undergraduate research is a great way to gain skills, make a difference, and fulfill your curiosity. Three seniors in Arts & Sciences share their projects in the humanities and social sciences.

New HRPO Help Services

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The Human Research Protection Office is pleased to announce a new consultation program to provide researchers and their team members in-depth protocol-specific guidance about the IRB review process.

Summer Research Opportunity in Olin Business School

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Professor John Barrios is seeking students to assist with his research that while grounded in economics, requires a skillset in computer science, using natural language processing to generate measures of information from texts in social media sites and newspapers. 

Part-Time Laboratory Technician

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CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira is a leading Brazilian company focused on research, development, and marketing of improved varieties of sugarcane.

Part-Time Laboratory Technician

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CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira is a leading Brazilian company focused on research, development, and marketing of improved varieties of sugarcane.

Research Tips from Researching Identity Panelists

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WashU's College Writing Program's discussion panel, Researching Identity, will resume next fall. For now, read advice from two of their panelists while you do your research remotely. 

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The OUR maintains lists of undergraduate research opportunities available on campus and elsewhere. 

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