Apply to be an Undergraduate Research leader!

Student Leaders Needed!

Represent the OUR! Be influential on campus! Develop professional and leadership skills!  Create a Learning Portfolio with the support of the OUR!

The Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking undergraduate students to serve on the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Leaders team.  Students selected will be hired as OUR employees at a rate of $10/hour for 2 – 10 hours a week, depending on program needs.

The UR Leaders will assist the office and promote undergraduate student research through several activities:

  • Office outreach on campus
  • Student recruitment
  • Student engagement
  • Peer advising
  • Program development

UR Leaders will also create a Learning Portfolio at the end of their Leaders experience.

The application deadline has been extended to May 8, 2016!

See the UR Leaders page for more information and then click here to apply!

New Web Page!

Welcome to our new web page. We hope you find it informative and easy to navigate. If you have any problems or questions, please contact us at

Research on Capitol Hill

Utah State Capitol Building, January 26, 2016
University of Utah undergraduate students present their research to Utah state legislators.  Look for online application in September 2015.



Spencer Taylor

Hillary Smith

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Eastern Washington University, April 17-18, 2015
Twenty-nine University of Utah undergraduate students presented at NCUR 2015!

Our students did a great job representing their respective departments and labs and the University as a whole.  Congratulations all!

Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research

University of Utah, February 19, 2016
UCUR is coming to the U!  We will be hosting the annual UCUR on Friday, February 19, 2016. All undergraduate students at the U are welcome to present. Look for online application in October 2015.