Stephanie Defillipe is an I-CUREUS participant in the Food Science and Nutrition program, assisting in Dr. Avis’ research in the field of food microbiology. She says: I-CUREUS has allowed me to... More
Did you know that Carleton offers many opportunities for undergraduate students to conduct their own research and to be awarded for doing great things with it? Undergraduate research provides students opportunities to work with a professor in their field and gain experience with the research process and be awarded for noteworthy work.
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.
Students who participate undergraduate research and strive to be active in different ways can be nominated by their faculties for the Provost Scholar Award.
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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