Information for participants

Requirements for the students

As a UROP student, you commit to

  • Devoting at least 50 hours during one academic year to a research project conducted by the faculty sponsor (Please see Important dates)
  • Preparing a poster on the results of your research and participating in the annual UROP Poster Symposium
  • Writing a research abstract

A certificate acknowledging your participation in UROP is given to you upon completion of all requirements.

Responsibilities of the faculty sponsor

As a UROP faculty sponsor, you

  • Focus the student on the objectives and outcomes of the research (4 students maximum per school year). Research activities include the preparation of a poster and an abstract.
  • Set a progress schedule (Please see the section Important dates)
  • Meet with the student on a regular basis to review progress
Important dates
Important deadlines
Application deadline October 5, 2016
Announcement of recipients (Approximate dates) October 26, 2016
Submission of abstract February 3, 2017
Submission of poster March 9, 2017
Symposium March 23, 2017

Quick links

Workshops 2017

Date, Time and Room Activity and Facilitator
February 27th
12:00 - 1:00 pm
FTX 133
Brownbag lunch (poster)
with Jada Watson
March 1st
12:00 - 1:00 pm
FTX 137
Brownbag lunch (poster)
with Jada Watson
March 6th
12:00 - 1:00 pm
FTX 133
Brownbag lunch (poster)
with Jada Watson
March 14th
5:30 - 7:00 pm
FTX 147
Publishing your research and copyright
with Jeannette Hatherill, Mélanie Brunet and Jonathan D. Linton,


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