For all undergraduate students in the Department of History and Classics: below you will find some terrific activities organized by the Undergraduate Research Initiative. These workshops are a great way to build your CV and become serious about your own research.
February 4(12:05-12:50 p.m., 1-031 CCIS) How to write an undergraduate research abstract
February 5 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 1-031 CCIS) How to apply for undergraduate research funding
February 11 (12:05-12:50 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Talk Nerdy to Me: How to communicate with an interdisciplinary audience
February 18: Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Research Crawl
February 19: Cognitive Science Research Crawl
February 26 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB): How to design and present an undergraduate research poster
March 2: Deadline for applications: URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend (for projects beginning May 2015)
March 5 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB) How to present your undergraduate research
March 9: Deadline for nominations: U of A Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Undergraduate Research
March 9: Deadline for applications: URI Peer Undergraduate Research Liaison (PURL) Volunteer program (for 2015-2016)
March 10 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Putting your research to work: translating your undergraduate research experience for potential employers
April 28 (12:05-12:50 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Making the most of your summer research experience
It would be terrific if you could share some of these dates! Crystal and Yuan and the PURLS have been very busy with class visits as well. They have traveling road shows on thinking about research, creating a poster, presenting. They can also do custom presentations and workshop for classes and groups. What a great way to bring undergraduate research into the class and help spread information about research and URI.
Although you know about all these, your colleagues may not, so here is a list of ways to stay in touch with URI:
The e-newsletter which is distributed every 2 weeks The Undergraduate Research Portal a great resource for students and a terrific place to post opportunities for students Twitter @URIUofA Facebook