Information about Undergraduate Research from the website Undergraduate Opportunities Research Program (UORP)
There are many research and creative opportunities available to undergraduates. Students can conduct a research or creative project in ANY discipline, no matter if their interest is anthropology, biomedical sciences, composition, dance, engineering, psychology, etc. UROP helps students find research and creative opportunities either on campus with faculty, or off campus with industrial partners, national labs, and other universities.
To better understand the importance of undergraduate research on this campus, UCI invited faculty to respond to an assessment survey in Winter 2002 on several aspects of undergraduate research, including the potential benefits of undergraduate research for students, and what makes the research experience important for undergraduates. Here are a few highlights. [ more ]