The Office of Undergraduate Research (formerly ICRU)
Your hub for undergraduate research at the University of Iowa 

News and Announcements

Exploring Research Course

Monday, September 11, 2023
Registrations still be accepted for ISA:1040 - Entering Research. This 1 semester hour course will provide students with the opportunity to experience a variety of science topics on campus. Tour labs, network with professors and grad students, get involved in undergraduate research. ISA:1040:0001 meets October 12th - December 7th Tues/Thurs 3:30-4:20pm.

Student Travel Awards

Monday, August 21, 2023
Applications being accepted for travel awards for conferences or professional development workshop travel or other professional creative activities for undergraduates. Awards are one time only, up to $500.

Undergraduate Research Supply Grant

Monday, August 21, 2023
Applications being Accepted for Small Grants for Undergraduate Research and Creative Work! The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Office of the Vice President for Research provide small grants to facilitate undergraduate research and creative scholarship.

Good fit for the Goldwater?

Friday, September 15, 2023
These virtual info sessions are great way to quickly learn more about this national fellowship for experienced undergraduate researchers who intend to pursue post-graduate training in basic science research. Second- and Third-Year students are eligible to apply to represent Iowa at the national level. Campus nomination deadline: November 14, 2023