Natalie Prowse, a third year Neuroscience student shares her I-CUREUS experience. Please outline your role as an I-CUREUS participant (what research support were you providing?) I was tasked with... More
Did you know that Carleton offers many opportunities for undergraduate students to conduct their own research? Undergraduate research provides students opportunities to work with a professor in their field and gain experience with the research process.
Undergraduate Research at a Glance:
- What do I gain from Undergraduate Research?
- How can I get involved in Undergraduate Research?
- For Faculty
- Professors and Research
- Undergraduate Research Testimonial
- Recommended Reading
There are many advantages to performing research during your undergrad. Here are a few:
- conduct research in your field of study
- gain hands on research experience
- resume building for future research
- work alongside a professor
- Provost Scholar Award is granted to a select number of students each year
The Discovery Centre offers I-CUREUS as an initiative that supports students in their undergraduate years to conduct beneficial research that may inspire them to continue into graduate studies. For more information visit the I-CUREUS page.
Tell us your stories about the research you are doing with undergraduate students. We know they’re doing extraordinary work inside and outside the classroom and want to profile the work they’re doing to enhance their university experience. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carleton Professors and Research
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering and Design
- Faculty of Public Affairs
- Faculty of Science
- Sprott School of Business
Carleton University Faculty members also conduct research projects beyond the scope of each of the research centres. To learn more about individual projects and meet the professors involved visit Carleton’s research success stories page.
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