OUR 2021-2022 Academic Year Programs

Applications for the 2021-2022 OUR Research Scholar, OUR Micro-Internships, and Federal Work Study Research Assistant positions are now available on Hire-a-Niner.

If interested, please view the project descriptions book to identify your preferred faculty mentors.

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Click here to view the 2021-2022 Project Descriptions

Congratulations Dr. Heather Coffey

Congratulations to OUR Faculty Fellow, Dr. Heather Coffey, on being awarded the the University of North Carolina Board of Governors 2021 Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Undergraduate Research Opportunity- Paper Chase Pilot

Interested in a summer virtual boot camp to learn about science communication? Please see below for more information and to apply.



Students: Click Here to Apply


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2021 Undergraduate Research Conference

Please save the date for the virtual UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)! The URC 2021 will be a virtual conference using the ForagerOne platform and is scheduled for Thursday, April 15, and Friday, April 16. The URC is a great opportunity to present your lab research or class related research projects to the wider UNC Charlotte community!
The week of UNC Charlotte’s Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) 2021 is here! The URC 2021 Symposium system is now open. You can access the URC 2021 Symposium system by visiting the following link:
Click below to view the URC 2021 Abstract Book:






UNC System Undergraduate Research Program Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Erik Byker, OUR Faculty Fellow, and colleagues for receiving the 2020-2021 UNC System Undergraduate Research Program Grant!


Covid-19 Our update

Please visit our website regularly to check on current program updates. For more information on programs or research opportunities, please feel free to email us or call our office at 704-687-5316.

Undergraduate Research Journal

This is an open-access and peer reviewed journal of scholarly work conducted by UNC-Charlotte undergraduate students who conducted novel research under the mentorship of UNC-Charlotte faculty.

For more information and future announcements regarding the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Undergraduate Research Journal, please click the button below.

Undergraduate Research Journal

Student Submissions

Student submissions  will open from March 1 to May 3, 2021. 

Faculty and Student Reviewers

Applications for UNC-Charlotte faculty and student reviewers will be available from March 1 to May 3, 2021.

Faculty members who want to be part of the reviewer pool can complete the following form: Faculty Reviewer Form

Students who want to be part of the reviewer pool can complete the following form: Student Reviewer Form