Opportunities Workshops & Deadlines


Fall Quarter 2006


Workshop/ Deadline

Date

Time

Location

Research Opportunities Tuesday, Oct. 3 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Choosing the Right Opportunity & Mentor Wednesday, Oct. 4 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Opportunities Wednesday, Oct. 11 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Methods Tuesday, Oct. 17 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1002
Communicate Effectively & Apply for Fellowships Wednesday, Oct. 18 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1002
UROP Proposal Writing Thursday, Oct. 19 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
UROP Fall Call for Proposals Monday, Oct. 30 Deadline Online Submission—UROP Web Site
Research Opportunities Thursday, Nov. 2 4-6 Student Services II, Classroom 1002
Research Opportunities Wednesday, Nov. 8 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1002


Winter Quarter 2007

Workshop/ Deadline

Date

Time

Location

Research Opportunities Wednesday, Jan. 17 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Opportunities Tuesday, Jan. 23 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Opportunities Tuesday, Feb. 6 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Design/Methods for the Sciences Tuesday, Feb. 13 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Methods in the Social Sciences Wednesday, Feb. 14 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Methods for the Humanities & the Arts Wednesday, Feb. 21 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Opportunities Thursday, Feb. 22 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B


Spring Quarter 2007

Workshop/ Deadline Date Time Location
SURP Proposal Writing Thursday, April 5 4-6 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
SURP Call for Proposals Monday, April 23 Deadline Online Submission—UROP Web Site
UROP Proposal Writing Tuesday, April 24 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Design/Methods for the Sciences Tuesday, May 1 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Methods in the Social Sciences Wednesday, May 2 3-5 Student Services II, Classroom 1010A/B
Research Methods for the Humanities & the Arts Thursday, May 3 4-6 Student Services II, Classroom 1002
UROP Spring Call for Proposals Monday, May 14 Deadline Online Submission—UROP Web Site



Workshops

Choosing the Right Opportunity & Mentor
This workshop will motivate you to identify your interests, do your homework on the appropriate research or creative opportunity, and select the appropriate mentor.

Communicate Effectively & Apply for Fellowships
Learn to present clearly and effectively the results of your research project in a professional setting. This workshop will cover techniques for making an oral or poster presentation. You will also learn strategies for finding and applying to the right fellowship in support of post graduation research and professional activities.

Proposal Writing
At some point in your future career, you will be expected to convince an individual or organization to invest in you or your ideas by writing a proposal. Learn how to develop a winning UROP or SURP proposal, which include: background and introduction of your research or creative project, what you are proposing to work on, expected results and timeline, references, personal statement, and faculty mentorís letter of recommendation. These workshops will also address meeting university research conduct requirements.

Research Design/Methods
Learn how to design and implement an excellent research study. The workshops will introduce you to research methods specific to the sciences, social sciences, humanities, or the arts.

Research Opportunities
Learn how to find the appropriate research or creative opportunity on or off-campus. The UROP Undergraduate Research Counselors will guide you and provide tips on how to manage and succeed in the research process.

Deadlines

UROP Fall and Spring Calls for Proposals
UROP provides funding for research-related supplies and expenses through two separate calls for proposals. Proposals should be prepared by the student applicant and jointly submitted by the student and faculty mentor. UROP funds a varied set of projects, with grants up to $1,000.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
SURP provides up to a $3,000 stipend for UCI undergraduates from all disciplines who are conducting summer research projects or creative activities under the guidance of UCI faculty members.

For more information, please contact:

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Division of Undergraduate Education
University of California
Student Services II, Suite 2300
Irvine, CA 92697-5685
Office: (949) 824-4189
FAX: (949) 824-1607
e-mail: urop@uci.edu
www.urop.uci.edu

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