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Office of Undergraduate Research

-We’re building an inclusive and vibrant research community at Boise State University where all undergraduate students can engage in high impact research and creative experiences.

-We offer programs and events to support your research journey, from the initial idea through to the final presentation.



February 10, 2023: Deadline for faculty to nominate undergraduate students to present a Lightning Talk or Performance at URS 2023. Nominate a student here.

March 31, 2023, 11.30 p.m. Mountain Time: Deadline for students to submit project information and DRAFT abstract and DRAFT poster. This is a REQUIRED FIRST STEP!
Register for the Showcase here. Submit project information here.

April 21, 2023: URS 2023 Day 1 (VIRTUAL). Synchronous ONLINE Student Poster Fair, 12.00pm-4.00pm.

April 24, 2023: URS 2023 Day 2 (IN-PERSON). Student Lightning Talks and Performances along with a reception honoring student researchers and their mentors, 4.00pm-6.30pm. Student Union Building.

Programs and Events

Bridges to Baccalaureate

Sponsored Cohort Program

HERC Fellowship for STEM Majors

Applications Open October 3, 2022

Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research

ICUR is a Wrap - View Session Recordings

LSAMP Summer Research

Paid Summer Research Experience

Summer Research Community

7-Week Series: Sharpen Your Research Skills and Meet Other Researchers

URCA Grants - $1,500 Stipend

Applications for Spring Funding Open October 3, 2022

Undergraduate Research Showcase

Upcoming: Spring 2023 Showcase April 21 and 24

Vertically Integrated Projects

40 Projects - All Majors Welcome

Event Calendar

Searchable calendar of events and program deadlines

ICUR 2022 is a Wrap!

We had an awesome time hosting the 2022 Virtual Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research! Along with a great lineup of sessions, here are some highlights:

  • 194 Research Projects
  • 553 Project Collaborators
  • 481 Total Registrations

Check out the ICUR homepage for details and to view recorded sessions.

View 2022 ICUR Session Recordings
Research Opportunities

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Get Involved

Interested in undergraduate research? Explore opportunities and ways to engage.

Present Your Research

Explore opportunities and effective practices for sharing your scholarship.

Mentor Undergraduate Researchers

Ready to engage undergraduate researchers? Check out our resources.

About OUR

Learn more about the Office of Undergraduate Research.