Research Skills Academy

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides students with a multitude of opportunities for professional development and career training in research. As such, OUR's Research Skills Academy (RSA) serves to inform and empower students with research training and skills to become research ready.

For the upcoming Spring 2021 semester, all RSA trainings will be offered virtually through Webex. Please register through the UNLV Involvement Center to receive the meeting information.

Current RSA Workshops

Event Title Date Time Location
OUR Virtual Open House Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00pm
Online Webinar
What is Research? Understanding the Research Cycle Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00pm
Online Webinar
Active Reading: How to Effectively Interrogate Text Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:00am
Online Webinar
How to Write Abstracts and Annotations Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:30pm
Online Webinar
How to Navigate the Digital Information Landscape Monday, February 1, 2021 1:00pm
Online Webinar
A Guide to Research and Documentation Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:30pm
Online Webinar
All Things Lab Safety Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:00am
Online Webinar
How to Write a Research Literature Review Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00am
Online Webinar
Introduction to Research Data Lifecycle Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:30pm
Online Webinar
Nuts & Bolts of Internal Funds: CAEO Programs and Resources Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:00pm
Online Webinar
Integrating Research into Course Syllabi Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
Involving Students in Research with School Of Medicine Monday, February 22, 2021 2:30pm
Online Panel
How To Effectively Prepare Manuscripts for Spectra Publication Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:00pm
Webinar
Research with Human Subjects and the IRB Process Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
Undergraduate Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
How to Effectively Review Manuscripts for Spectra Publication Monday, March 8, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
Nuts and Bolts of Writing a Strong Letter of Recommendation Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
Writing Abstracts for Professional Conferences and Publications Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:00am
Webinar
Data Visualization Thursday, March 11, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
Best Practices for Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationships Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:00am
Webinar
What is Your Story? Inspiring UNLV Undergraduate Researchers Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:00pm
Online Panel
Graduate School: What You Should Know in Your Junior Year Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
Nuts and Bolts of Writing Research Proposals and Grants Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
How to Effectively Create Posters Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
Research Ethics Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
Are You Research Ready for Graduate School? What to Expect Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
All Things Lab Safety Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:00pm
Webinar
OUR Symposium Clinic: How to Self-record, Upload, and Submit Videos and Presentations Friday, April 23, 2021 2:30pm
Webinar
OUR’s Spring 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium Monday, May 3, 2021 9:00am
Virtual Symposium

Past RSA Workshops