News & Opportunities

Get inspired and find your next project

Registry of Undergraduate Researchers

| Read Story

The Council on Undergraduate Research hosts a Registry of Undergraduate Researchers. The purpose of this registry is to facilitate matchmaking between undergraduates who have research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, with graduate schools seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research. The Registry is open to students and graduate schools in the fields of Anthropology/Archaeology, Arts/Humanities, Biology/Biochemistry, Business, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, English and Linguistics, Environmental Studies, Geosciences, Health Professions, History, Journalism and Communications, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics/ Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology.

Research Assistant Opportunity at the Olin Business School

| Read Story

Olin Business School Professor is looking for a Research Assistant, undergraduate or graduate, to assist with various tasks in research projects.

Summer Research Assistant Opportunity at WashU Brown School's Race and Opportunity Lab

| Read Story

WashU Brown School's Race and Opportunity Lab is looking for a research assistant, undergraduate or graduate, to assist with various research projects. 

Research Spotlight: Anneliese Ceisel

| Read Story

Anneliese shares her experience with the uSTAR Summer Scholars Program.

Research Spotlight: Kayce Sorbello

| Read Story

Kayce, who is majoring in international and area studies, undertook a community action project addressing crop-raiding in communities surrounding Kibale National Park in western Uganda.

Research Spotlight: Rory Mather

| Read Story

In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Research Spotlight: Victoria Collins

| Read Story

In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Research Spotlight: Blake Bordelon

| Read Story

In honor of National Undergraduate Research Week, the Office of Undergraduate Research is excited to feature a series of unique research experiences from just a few of our many WashU undergraduates engaged in research.

Kemper Art Museum Summer Undergraduate Research Award

| Read Story

Whether you are interested in mathematics or physics, art or art history, political science or social work—the Museum can be a great resource for your ideas!   The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, part of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University, offers opportunities to support independent student research projects as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Award program (SURA).

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium

| Read Story

Saturday, October 24, noon to 3 p.m.

Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship Video

| Read Story

Check out the link above to hear WashU seniors in humanities and humanistic social sciences discuss their diverse senior honors theses topics and why they feel research is important in this video created by students in the Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship. 

MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia

| Read Story

Register for one of the upcoming 2018 MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia, including the Biological Sciences and Psychology Symposium Nov. 2-3 at University of Chicago and the Physical Sciences, Math and Computer Science Symposium Nov. 9-10 at WashU. 

Find More Opportunities

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

Browse Research Opportunities