Events

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

  • 11:00am
    Are you an undergraduate student who is interested in conducting research as a pathway to graduate school and/or a professional career? The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides students with a multitude of research-related resources that enables them to become research ready! RSVP and access OUR’s first-ever virtual open house to get acquainted with OUR staff and the types of services...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Thursday, August 27, 2020

  • 1:00pm
    Are you an undergraduate student looking to enhance your research skills and secure funding for your research project? The Office of Undergraduate Research provides students with a multitude of programs and funding opportunities, including summer research fellowships, OUR Scholars certification programs, and poster printing grants. In this interaction webinar, you will learn about the various...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    Conducting research is becoming increasingly common among undergraduate students. In this informative and interactive workshop, students will learn an inclusive conceptualization of research and how it is applied to diverse academic disciplines. If you are already conducting research or are new to research, this workshop will help explain the multiple facets of the research cycle. Anyone who is...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

  • 1:00pm
    Research has shown that reading with a purpose and active mindset leads to retention of more information for a longer time period. Active reading, at the most fundamental level, refers to an active process of questioning that helps one determine what one’s needs are and whether the material is worth reading in the first place; then, it provides a context and framework for learning. In this...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

  • 1:00pm
    Drafting an abstract, annotating, and proper citation are all fundamentals of the research process. In this workshop, students still cover the multitude of roles the abstract serves in accommodating a research manuscript. In addition, students will learn about annotating skills and how best to retain crucial information found in reading material. Finally, students will also learn about common...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    This presentation aims to inform faculty interested in engaging student research participation at the undergraduate level. Attendees will learn about the following services offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR): research funding opportunities; professional development and career training opportunities; triannual undergraduate research symposia; research-oriented instructional...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • 1:00pm
    Are you interested in conducting research in a laboratory? Prior to stepping inside a UNLV lab and working alongside faculty research mentors, undergraduate researchers are required to take a chemical hygiene training course. This workshop, facilitated by Risk Management & Safety (RMS), fulfills this requirement. RMS staff will cover a variety of lab safety techniques and hazards to avoid....
     Location: - Online Webinar

Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    Are you an undergraduate researcher that is interested in publishing your research? The Office of Undergraduate Research manages UNLV’s Undergraduate Research Journal and is actively soliciting research submissions. In this interactive workshop, students will learn about Spectra as well as the submission process. Publishing your research is among the most notable accomplishments in higher...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Monday, September 21, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    Research literature reviews are essential towards demonstrating the substantive impact of your own work by illustrating how your research adds to the already existing narrative within your research topic. In this informative workshop, students will learn the various aspects of a research literature review, how to properly write a literature review, and the significance of the literature review as...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

  • 3:00pm
    Securing funding is vital for translating a research idea into action. In this workshop, students will learn the difference between internal and external funding types and their availability, how to search for funding opportunities, and how to submit a competitive funding application or proposal. Learning Objectives By participating in this workshop you will: Learn about the different type of...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    An important step towards the submission of a manuscript for publication is its preparation for the publishing outlet. Preparing a manuscript for publication requires careful review of its contents and the guidelines set out by the journal.  In this informative and interactive workshop, students will learn how to prepare their manuscripts for Spectra, UNLV’s undergraduate research journal....
     Location: - Online Virtual Webinar

Monday, October 5, 2020

  • 3:00pm
    The Fall 2020 Undergraduate Virtual Research Symposium will showcase research conducted by UNLV undergraduates across many disciplines. In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the virtual platform of the symposium, the guidelines for submitting their research video, and how to navigate the Symposium website and interact with audience members who leave comments and feedback....
     Location: - Online Webinar

Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    In the Understanding Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship workshop, students will be exposed to various strategies of commercializing innovations and the underlying intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. The workshop will primarily focus on the following topics: understanding what a patent is, the patent prosecution process, and the licensing of...
     Location: - Online Webinar

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

  • 2:30pm
    Research has shown that reading with a purpose and active mindset leads to retention of more information for a longer time period. Active reading, at the most fundamental level, refers to an active process of questioning that helps one determine what one’s needs are and whether the material is worth reading in the first place; then, it provides a context and framework for learning. In this...
     Location: - Online Webinar