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Research Appreciation Week Events Include New Innovation Summit, “Ky the Chemist” Presentation, Artificial Intelligence Summit, STEM Women’s Summit With Alumnae Panelists, Scholars Forum

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate innovation, student and faculty research, and creative work during IUP’s 2024 Research Appreciation Week, planned for April 8–12. STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Fall Graduate Student Research Grant Application Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2023 graduate student research grant. Interested students may apply via InfoReady Review. The grant provides students with an opportunity for funding to support original scholarship and research projects.

Researching Caffeine Levels in Coffee with U-SOAR

How does roasting coffee change its caffeine level? Senior Isabelle Clayton used a U-SOAR research award to find out.

U-SOAR Cohort to Showcase Research in Capstone Symposium

Join the SGSR and Office of Undergraduate Research in celebrating the culmination of a summer-long research project undertaken by students at this free event open to the public.

Undergraduates Present Their Research at State Capitol

IUP undergraduates from Eberly Business College and Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics were invited to present their research to legislators and lawmakers in Harrisburg as part of the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol event in March 2023.

School of Graduate Studies and Research Announces 2023 Three-Minute Thesis Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to again hold the Three-Minute Thesis Competition in conjunction with Research Week events. The deadline to sign up is March 8 at 4:30 p.m.

Save the Date for 2023 Annual Scholars Forum, April 5

The 2023 Annual Scholars Forum will take place on Wednesday, April 5, in the KCAC. We look forward to showcasing undergraduate and graduate research and creative scholarship and celebrating your hard work!

Student Research Grant Applications Due Nov. 4

The deadline for the Student Research Grant Competition is Friday, November 4, at 4:00 p.m. Students can apply for up to $1,000 to fund their research and creative discovery. Students engaged in research from all disciplines are encouraged to apply!

Student Research Grants Q&A Session

In need of funds to support your independent research projects? Did you know that you can apply for up to $1000 through IUP’s internal student research grants competition?

Info Session for National Achievement Scholarships

The Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting an informational session for National Achievement Scholarships this Wednesday, October 5, at 3:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela or via Zoom (99102730058).

Fall 2022 Undergraduate Research and Creative Discovery Series

Join us for the Office of Undergraduate Research's workshop series to help build your confidence to conduct undergraduate research. The first event is Monday, Sept. 26, at 1:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room. "Research 101" is designed to help students from all disciplines engage with research and scholarship in their chosen fields.

Revision to Graduate Student Time Limitations Policy

A revision for master's and doctoral students on their time limitations to complete their degree, and information on the previous time limitations that were in place.

Scholars Forum Abstract Deadline

Are you an undergraduate student curious about research, developing skills to help you succeed in your future graduate studies or career, or presenting original research or creative projects in a low-stakes professional setting? Submit your abstract now for the IUP Scholars Forum, the major event of our annual Research Week!

Pandenarium: Unearthing Black Settlers’ Stories

Two IUP master’s program graduates—and the only archaeologists to have excavated the Mercer County site of Pandenarium, a Pre-Civil War settlement for free African Americans—are revealing the settlers’ untold stories with help from their descendants.

Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is proud to present the 2020–21 Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award. Graduate students who graduated in May, August, or December 2020, or who have finished their project and will graduate in May 2021, are eligible to be nominated by any department offering graduate courses. 

Spring Student Research Grants

Are you working on an interesting research or creative project? Get in your application for the Spring 2021 Student Research Grant! You could get up to $1,000 to support your project, including thesis/dissertation research. Fall applications are due Friday, March 5.

USRC Small Grant Guideline Updates

As the COVID -19 situation continues affecting research and travel, the University Senate Research Committee has implemented temporary changes to the award categories, amounts, and program requirements. 

Student Research Grant Application Closes Friday

Get in your application for the fall 2020 Student Research Grant! You could get up to $1,000 to support your project, including thesis/dissertation research. Fall applications are due Friday, November 6, at 4:30 p.m.

NSF MRI Application

The internal application for the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program is live in InfoReady Review. Applications are due Monday, November 16, 2020. This program provides funding for the acquisition or development of a research instrument.

NEH Summer Stipend 2020

The National Endowment for the Humanities is holding a summer stipend opportunity for faculty. Summer stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. Recipients must work full-time on their projects for these two months and may hold other research grants supporting the same project during this time. 

U-SOAR (formerly RESS) Program Moves Online

The Undergraduate Summer Opportunity for Applying Research program will be totally online this year. It supports undergraduate research and professional development, and it ends with a poster session to present research.

U-SOAR (formerly RESS) Application is Open

The Office of Undergraduate Research announces that the Undergraduate Summer Opportunities for Applying Research (U-SOAR), formally RESS, is planned to take place June 1 to August 6, 2020. We strongly encourage applications and have a set an application deadline of April 10 at 4:30 p.m.

IACUC Updates and Guidelines

In this time of curtailed activities, the IACUC asks that investigators review and adhere to these guidelines.

IRB Updates and Guidelines

In light of the ongoing closures related to the coronavirus, the Institutional Review Board office wants to provide guidance on human subjects research.

Applied Research Lab Open Remotely

The Applied Research Laboratory is open (remotely) for business.