Participating in undergraduate research and creative scholarship not only helps you develop critical-thinking, artistic, experimental design and presentation skills, it can open a world of possibilities. You can take classes with a research focus, apply for research grants, share your research at campus symposia and earn recognition for your work.

What Is Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship?

  • Faculty and undergraduate researchers, artists and scholars are engaged in mentoring relationships, rather than traditional teacher-student relationships
  • Undergraduates use research, artistic and scholarly methods that are widely accepted in their fields of study
  • Undergraduate researchers, artists and scholars make contributions, however modest, to knowledge
  • Undergraduates disseminate the results of their research and creative activity beyond the classroom
  • Understanding and applying research methods and ethics while creating new knowledge

Plan Your Undergraduate Research Experience

Lacin Studies Nervous System Development

New faculty member attracted by collaboration opportunities

Spletter Brings Expertise in Muscle Biology

New researcher’s focus is microscopy, transcriptomics

UMKC Researcher Studying Kansas City’s Zero-Fare Buses

Amanda Grimes receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

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