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Build your resume through mentored research and creative activities.

Involvement in a research project is a great way to differentiate yourself from other college graduates, to explore related fields of study and be part of a collaborative team.

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) can help you find research opportunities and mentors while providing funding support and presentation opportunities.

Visit the CURCA website and get started right away.



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Research Opportunities

Many UB academic departments and affiliated institutes offer research opportunities for undergraduate students. Search current opportunities.

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Student Opportunity Center

Access the SOC online database using your UB email address and search for research opportunities, scholarships, internships, conferences and publications.

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Celebration of Academic Excellence

The 14th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in UB's Center for the Arts. Review previous years highlights.

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$500 Undergraduate Research Awards

Over $300,000 has been awarded to UB undergrads. Apply now. The Winter 2017 deadline is Wednesday, November 1st at 3:00 p.m. 2017-2018 Remaining Funds: $32,120.06

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Council on Undergraduate Research

Faculty, staff and students can benefit from UB’s CUR membership. Become an individual member of CUR for free.

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SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

SUNY SURC provides undergraduates with an opportunity to present research findings to SUNY peers across the state. SURC 2018 will be on Friday, April 20, 2018 at SUNY Oneonta.