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Undergraduate Research Conference

The 28th Annual UC San Diego Undergraduate Research Conference will take place on April 25, 2015, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Faculty Club.

Students present at the UCSD Faculty Club

The conference recognizes outstanding scholarly work produced by UC San Diego undergraduates and encourages additional interaction between students and faculty at the research level. All participating students are nominated by members of the faculty who have judged their work to be outstanding. Our hope is that the research and conference experience will encourage more undergraduates to pursue doctoral degrees and careers in research and college teaching. 

The Undergraduate Research Conference is organized by discipline-specific roundtable discussions:

  • 5-7 students present their papers with one or more faculty members serving as moderators.
  • Each student has 15 minutes to present his or her paper and 5 minutes to answer questions.
  • After all presentations, there will be additional time for group discussion.
  • At the conclusion of the conference, all participating students will be awarded a certificate as a research scholar.

Conference sponsors

The UC San Diego Undergraduate Research Conference is made possible by generous support from Student Affairs and the Office of Research Affairs. The conference is planned and coordinated by Academic Enrichment Programs which is part of the Experiential Learning Cluster, a division of Student Affairs.

2015 Conference Deadlines:

  • Faculty nomination of students due: March 24 (use the online nomination form)
  • Student registration due: April 3 by 10 a.m. (nominated students, use the online registration form)
  • URC “how to present” seminar: April 14, 4-5 p.m. or 5-6 p.m. in the Student Center B Conference Room
  • URC technical run: April 23, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Center B Conference Room
  • URC: April 25, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UCSD Faculty Club

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Karen Van Ness
(858) 534-5791
Student Center
Building B, 2nd Floor East (map)

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