CSURF Workshops and Events
Interested in Finding out about Research Opportunities at UNCW?
Interested in Learning (or Improving) Research-Related Skills?
The 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 (email@example.com).
Research Workshops include:
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. Perfefct for UNI 101.
Effective Poster Making using PowerPoint – learn how to develop and format a professional poster or presentation for conferences/meetings
Poster Workshops offered in Honors Office in 2nd floor of Randall Library. All workshops are free and open to undergraduate and graduate students. Please email CSURF if you plan to attend.
Dates for Fall 2014:
October: Wednesday 8th @ 2 pm, Wednesday 15th @ 3 pm, Monday 20th @ 4 pm, Tuesday 21st @ 4 pm
November: Monday 3rd @ 4 pm, Tuesday 4th @ 4 pm, Monday 10th @ 3 pm, Wednesday 12 @ 2 pm, Tuesday 18th @ 4 pm, Wednesday 19th @ 3 pm
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Preparing a CV - learn how to properly prepare your Curriculum Vitae.
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.
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? Fall 2014 dates: October 1
Fulbright Informational Session - Learn about the US scholars Fulbright Program and how and when to apply. Hear from former "Fulbrighters" about their experiences. Fall 2014 dates TBA.
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.Fall 2014 dates TBA.
Writing a Powerful Personal Statement- Get tips for writing a powerful admissions essay or personal statement for graduate school admissions. Fall 2014 dates TBA.
Additional Programs by Request
Workshops are held at CSURF, located on the 2nd floor of Randall Library, near the Honors College. 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. Classroom workshops can be held in the instructor's classroom.
If you are interested in scheduling or attending a workshop or would like to set up a one-on-one 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: firstname.lastname@example.org