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How to Get Involved

There are many ways UT students get involved in research. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry to learn more.

  • Incoming First-Year students interested in research can apply for the SURE program to get started in research during their first year at UT. 
  • UT students can choose to take many inquiry-based courses in their major field of study. In these courses, students learn how to develop their own questions and research projects and work on small-scale projects.
  • Students also work one-on-one with faculty members on in-depth projects. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry offers grants to support student research with supply money, stipends/awards for students and faculty, and travel funds for students to present their research at conferences. These grants support student research over the summer or during the academic year.
  • There are many opportunities for summer off-campus research experiences. Many of these programs provide financial support for students and are amazing resume builders. Please contact the OURI for questions or help preparing your application.

Get Funded
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OURI offers funding for students including supply money, travel to conduct research and stipends. Be sure to apply!

Grant Details
Present Your Research
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There are several opportunities for students to share their findings with the UT community and beyond.

Publish Your Findings
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A publication is a tangible outcome that allows student scholarship to impact the broader community.

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