The OUR Lecture Series is hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and allows any interested undergraduate student (with the guidance of their research mentor) to present their research at a smaller, more informal meeting.  These presentations allow undergraduate students to learn and grow their science communication skills.  If interested, fill out the form below!

Recorded Lectures

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Anne Crooks - Moravia Resiste: Resistance and Land Use in Colombia

Monday, May 3, 2021

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Ann Crooks will graduate in May 2021 with a BA in Ethics and Public Policy and Spanish. She has been working on the featured research project with Dr. Kristine Muñoz.

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Michelle Krumm - Network Circuits in Learning and Memory

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Rishika Avvari - Directed Single Cell Migration

Thursday, April 22, 2021

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Directed Single Cell Migration (IRF6 is required for directed cell migration in murine primary keratinocytes)

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Charlotte Lenkaitis - Campus Food Pantries: Exploring the Sustainability of Student-Led Pantries and Perceived Administrative Support

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Sarah Paguia, Alaa Mohamed, and Keagan Duster - Statistical Analyses: Frequentist Versus Bayesian Methods on a Neurological Research Project

Monday, April 12, 2021

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Sarah Paguia, Alaa Mohamed, and Keagan Duster present on Statistical Analyses: Frequentist Versus Bayesian Methods on a Neurological Research Project from the University of Iowa

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Andrew Kain - Humans and Pigeons: A Battle Between Implicit and Explicit Categorization

Monday, December 7, 2020

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Quowei explains his research through a poster presentation at FURF 2018

Guowei Qi - Machine Learning Models for Protein Structure Prediction

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Watch Hannah Zadeh's discussion of her work with emails from the Flint Water Crisis

Hannah Zadeh - What to do with Structured Unstructured Data: Working with Emails from the Flint Water Crisis

Monday, November 16, 2020

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Kesten Anderson - Neuropsychological Assessment of CRCD

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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Lyndi Kiple

Lyndi Kiple - High Impact Museum Internships

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Lyndi presented her research findings on high-impact internships in Iowa museums. Her discussion explored eight best practices for internships based on prior research and interviews with museum professionals. She provided insights from both intern and institutional perspectives to encourage constructing internships as mutually-beneficial partnerships.


Previous Live Lectures

Hank Gerst

LIVE: Hank Gerst - Heat Transfer Models for Biofilm removal on medical implants

Monday, March 8, 2021 | 2:00PM | Zoom




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Ben Eastman - Exploring Form with Soft Materials

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 12:00PM |  Zoom
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LIVE: Hend Al-Kaylani - Supporting Academic Achievement in ALL Survivorship

Thursday, February 10, 2020 | 2:00PM | Zoom
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Elizabeth Occhi - A Unique Opportunity to Evaluate Natural Attenuation of Mixed Organic Contaminants in a Sedimentary Rock Aquifer System

Friday, December 11, 2020 | 2:00PM | Zoom
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Sukainah Al Bazron - Partial Study of the Production Effect Under Different Conditions of Text Learning

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 1:00PM | Zoom
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Jacob Tinker

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Zoom
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Marissa Mueller - Measuring Incidental vs Intentional Physical Activity

Monday, November 2, 2020 | 3:00PM | Zoom

Marissa Mueller will discussed her work on accelerometers with Dr. Laura Frey-Law in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences.