OUR Workshop and Lecture Series

The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts lectures and workshops throughout the academic year.

These events provide you with tools that will help prepare for presentations, improve research techniques, and sharpen your research topics and more.

Organized by the Office of Undergraduate Research, these events are occasionally sponsored by the Provost Office, the Office of Faculty Development and/or the Honors Program.


Highlights of Recent Events

Research Life After Graduation: A Panel with UMassD Alumni

February 14, 2016
Honors Seminar Room, Library 212

Discussion panel with Laura Ryan (Director of the Humanities Film Office at MIT), Lauren Scharf (Curatorial intern at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem), Bing Lin (Graduate student at the Dynamic Media Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design)

UMass Dartmouth Research Abroad

March 24, 2016
Honors Seminar Room, Library 214
Session I: Building A Global Network Of Biologists
Presentation by Professor Mark Silby (Department of Biology, UMD)

Session II: Exploring the Arts of China
Presentation by Professor Bryan McFarlane (Department of Fine Arts, UMD)                                                       

"So What?" A Panel of UMassD Faculty Discussing the "Real World" Applications or Implications of Their Research

October 27, 2015
Claire T. Carney Library Library, Rm 314

Discussion panel with Professor Laura Franz (Department of Visual Design, UMD), Professor Brian Williams (Department of History, UMD), and Professor Mehdi Raessi (Department of Mechanical Engineering, UMD).

Town-Gown Collaborations: Engaging Faculty and Students in Regional Research

February 24, 2016
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 114

Discussion panel with Professor Timothy Walker (Department of History, UMD), Lee Blake (President of the New Bedford Historical Society), and Corinn Williams (Community Economic Development Center of South Eastern Massachusetts).

Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Lessons from Humanities Research at Brown University

February 17, 2016
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 314

Discussion panel with Professor Sarah Thomas (Department of Hispanic Studies, Brown University) and Professor Lisa Marie Mignone (Department of Classics, Brown University)