Workshops and Deadlines

Fall 2021 Research Programs Deadlines

Honors Undergraduate Thesis  
Fall: July 30 

McNair Scholars Program 
September 17 

Research and Mentoring Program (RAMP)
September 17 

The Pegasus Review: UCF Undergraduate Research Journal
Priority deadline: Monday, September 20th
Applications also accepted on a rolling basis

Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award (DURA)
October 1 

OUR Student Research Grant (Spring funds)  
Friday, October 29 

I.N.T.R.O.  Course (Spring Term)  
Priority Deadline: October 15 
Final Deadline: December 1 

Conference Presentation Travel Awards 
Rolling Submissions

Fall 2021 Workshops (Subject to Change)

To attend a virtual workshop, click on the workshop you are interested in to register for it. You will then receive a Zoom link for the workshop via email. No RSVP required for in-person sessions. There will be sign-in at the time of the workshop.

Exploring

These workshops are a good fit for students who are first considering getting involved with research or campus or their first summer research experience.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

Th. August 26, 1 – 2 p.m. – Zoom
W. September 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person
Th. September 16, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Zoom 

W. October 20, 1 – 2 p.m. - UCFDT (room TBD), in-person
M. November 15, 1:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  – Zoom

Summer Off-Campus Research 101
W. September 8, 2 – 3 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person
Th. October 7, 3 – 4 p.m. – Zoom

Understanding a Literature Review
T. October 7, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Zoom
M. November 8, 12:30- 1:30 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person

Information Sessions

These 30-minute sessions focus on OUR programs, giving you all the information you need to apply.

Distinguished Undergraduate Research Award 
W. September 22, 2:30 – 3 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person
Th. September 23, 12:30 – 1 p.m. – Zoom

The Pegasus Review: UCF Undergraduate Research Journal
W. September 1, 12 – 12:30 p.m. – Zoom
Th. October 21, 12:30 – 1 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person

OUR Student Research Grants
W. October 13, 3:30 – 4 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person
Th. October 14, 11 – 11:30 a.m. – Zoom

INTRO: Introduction to Research Course
T. September 28, 10:30 – 11 a.m. – TCH 201, in-person
W. November 17, 2 – 2:30 p.m. – Zoom

Conference Presentation Travel Awards
M. September 13, 2:30 – 3 p.m. – Zoom
T. September 14, 1:30 – 2 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person

Strengthening

Three Keys to Being a Good Undergraduate Research Mentee
T. November
9, 3 – 4:30 p.m. – Zoom
W. November 10,  2 – 3:30 p.m.– TCH 201, in-person

Power Mapping: Create Your Research Networking Plan
W. November 17, 3:30– 5 p.m.– TCH 201, in-person
Th. November 18, 10 – 11:30 a.m. – Zoom

Presenting & Publishing

Writing an Abstract for a Conference 
Th. October 28, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. - Zoom

Preparing a Research Poster
W. October 13, 1:30 – 3 p.m. – TCH 201, in-person
Th. October 14, 2:30 – 4 p.m. - Zoom

Making the Most of a Research Conference
Tu. October 26, 3 – 4 p.m. 
F. November 12, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

How to Publish Your Undergraduate Research
T. August 31, 1 – 2:30p.m. - TCH 201, in-person
W. September 15, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Zoom
W. October 27, 10:30 – 12 p.m. – Zoom
Th. November 4, 12 – 1:30 p.m. – Zoom

 

If you need captioning access or another accommodation in order to participate in this virtual event, please contact our@ucf.edu. At least 48 hours’ notice best assures that we can coordinate necessary access.

Research Roadmap

The online Research Roadmaps Webcourse is a non-credit, self-paced course that introduces students to research opportunities at UCF. It will give you all of the same information as a Peer Mentoring Session or a getting started workshop, but at your own pace. You can also obtain the Password for the Research Positions Database through Research Roadmaps