Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Students and parents alike know that Carleton offers a top-notch academic experience, but what they will also discover is 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:

I-CUREUS                                                                                  Undergraduate Research Testimonial

Professors and Research                                                                               Recommended Reading

I-CUREUS

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The Internship-Carleton University Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (I-CUREUS) is an initiative that supports students in their undergraduate years to conduct beneficial research that may inspire them to continue into graduate studies.

To learn about the experience of I-CUREUS participants, please visit the 2013/2014 I-CUREUS testimonials page where students have shared their thoughts about I-CUREUS with Discovery Centre staff. If you are interested in participating in I-CUREUS, please visit the I-CUREUS page for further program details. For interested faculty members, please visit the I-CUREUS for faculty page.

Carleton Professors and Research

Carleton professors are also engaged in a wide array of research projects in varying academic fields. Explore what research is being performed in each faculty:

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.

Undergraduate research testimonial

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Recommended Reading

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Profile: Neuroscience I-CUREUS Participant

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

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 in ICUREUS Feed for all posts filed under ICUREUS, ICUREUS testimonials Feed for all posts filed under ICUREUS testimonials, Immersive Learning Feed for all posts filed under Immersive Learning, Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged , ,

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Profile: Child Studies I-CUREUS Participant

I-CUREUS participant Betül Alaca, a third-year Psychology student, shares about her experience with the Kids in Places Initiative, associated with the Child Studies department. I completed my... More

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 in ICUREUS testimonials Feed for all posts filed under ICUREUS testimonials, Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged , ,

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A Social Science student explores Carleton’s micro-fabrication facility

What do arsenic, red rooms, high heat, doodles of Mario, and computers have in common? I quickly discovered that apparently, they are all part of Carleton’s micro-fabrication facility. As an... More

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 in Immersive Learning Feed for all posts filed under Immersive Learning, Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged , ,

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Four students present at NCUR 2014 in Kentucky

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is a forum for undergraduate students to present their research. This year Carleton sent a group of four students, supervised by Professor... More

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 in Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged ,

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Profile: BIT Interactive Multimedia & Design I-CUREUS participant

Profile: As a second-year Bachelor’s in Information Technology (BIT) Interactive Multimedia & Design student, Taryn Laurendeau is engaged with research for Professor Audrey Girouard on... More

Friday, March 14th, 2014 in ICUREUS testimonials Feed for all posts filed under ICUREUS testimonials, Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged , ,

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Profile: Art History I-CUREUS participant

NAME: Gabi Doiron PROGRAM: Combined Honours in Humanities and Art History, fourth year FIELD OF RESEARCH: Art History 1. What have you been doing with your I-CUREUS research? Professor Michael... More

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Profile: Psychology I-CUREUS participant

Jennifer McAlister, a second year Psychology student researcher for Professor Michael Wohl gives you the need-to-knows about I-CUREUS in this Q&A session. Q: What does the lab that you work in... More

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Profile: Cognitive Science and Psychology I-CUREUS participant

NAME: Shelby Thompson FIELD OF STUDY: Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology with a Minor in Neuroscience, 3rd year SUPERVISOR: Professor Deepthi Kamawar (Cognitive Science and Psychology) 1.... More

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Time to apply for undergraduate research internships with I-CUREUS!

If you are an undergraduate student interested in gaining real-life research experience by working part-time with a faculty supervisor, the Internship-Carleton University Research Experience for... More

Friday, September 20th, 2013 in ICUREUS Feed for all posts filed under ICUREUS, News Feed for all posts filed under News, Spotlight Feed for all posts filed under Spotlight, Undergraduate Research Feed for all posts filed under Undergraduate Research and tagged ,

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Hands-on historical learning with digital technologies

Technology and history have come together in Professor Shawn Graham’s first year history seminar, check it out! For a fully keyboard-accessible alternative for this video, either view it in... More

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