The Douglass Research Academy
is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the nature of university research and how research expands the undergraduate experience. Students will meet with research faculty and work with a cohort of other students, while exploring
research topics that are relevant.
Who Needs Research? (Learn about current research in your field of interest)
How to Craft a Research Question
Research is What We Do workshop
Identifying Faculty Mentors
Writing a Research Proposal
Preparing a Poster or Oral Conference Presentation
Learning about undergrad research opportunities at IUP
Participating in undergraduate research will expand your college experience.
Learn about the nature of university research and how research expands your undergraduate experience
Meet with research faculty and other students active in research
Explore research opportunities available to undergraduate students
Research is a process of careful inquiry leading to the discovery of new information. Although there are some differences in how research is conducted across disciplines, research is not restricted to only some majors. It occurs in all programs, most
professions and industries, and fuels government and social policy.