Undergraduate Research Workshops

Interested in Learning (or Improving) Research-Related Skills?

Center for Support of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CSURF) hosts various workshops to assist undergraduates with valuable research-related skills. Faculty: If you would like CSURF to visit your class for a Poster Making workshop or an Introduction to Undergraduate Research Opportunities workshop, please fill out the Workshop Request Form and email it to CSURF (csurf@uncw.edu).

Workshops offered include:

Effective Poster Making using PowerPoint – learn how to develop and format a professional poster or presentation for conferences/meetings

Current Poster Workshops offered in Honors Office in 2nd floor of Randall Library. All workshops are free and open to undergraduates. Please email CSURF if you plan to attend.

Monday 2/3/2014 5:00 PM
Wednesday 2/19/2014 5:00 PM
Wednesday 3/19/2014 5:00PM
Wednesday 4/16/2014 5:00PM

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• Preparing A CV - learn how to properly prepare your Curriculum Vitae.

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• Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) - introduction to the major components of research behavior, focusing on four aspects of ethical research conduct: Intellectual Property, Plagiarism, Data Fabrication/Falsification, and Whistleblowing. RCR workshops are required for those conducting NSF funded research.

Getting involved in Undergraduate Research - Informs students how to involve themselves in research, no matter what field of study they are in. Gives students a better understanding of what research is and the benefits it has to offer.

Fellowship and Scholarship Related Events

Getting Prepared for Grad School - Should I go to grad school? Will grad school get me where I want to go? How can I plan for the admissions process? Presenters: Thom Rakes, Ron Vetter, and Michael Mills. Wednesday September 25 from 4 to 5 pm in Azalea Coast A, Fisher University Union 2001.

Fulbright Informational Session - Learn about the US scholars Fulbright Program and how and when to apply. Hear from former "Fulbrighters" about their experiences. Presenters: Teddy Burgh, Raymond Burt, and Michael Mills. Thursday October 17th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Cameron Auditorium (CH105).

Boren, Gilman, & Fulbright International Scholarship Informational Session- Learn about international fellowship and scholarship programs including the Boren awards, the Gilman Scholarship program, and the US Scholars Fulbright Program and how and when to apply.Presenters: Teddy Burgh, Raymond Burt, and Michael Mills. Tuesday November 12th from 4 to 5 pm in the Cameron Auditorium (CH105).

Writing a Powerful Personal Statement- Get tips for writing a powerful admissions essay or personal statement for graduate school admissions. Presenters: Thom Rakes, Ron Vetter, and Michael Mills. Wednesday November 13th from 4 to 5 pm in Azalea Coast A, Fisher University Union 2001.


• Additional Programs by Request

Workshops are held at CSURF, located on the 2nd floor of Randall Library, near the Honors Program. Workshops are conducted by CSURF graduate assistants and can be one-on-one or group format. Workshops are typically scheduled during CSURF’s regular hours; if necessary, individual times can be arranged.

If you are interested in attending a workshop or would like to set up a meeting time, or if you would like to learn more information about CSURF, please feel free to stop by the CSURF office or email CSURF: csurf@uncw.edu

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