Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter 
Summer 2018 Issue No. 1
May 25th, 2018
Our mission is to ensure that undergraduate students from all disciplines have the opportunity to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities during their time at USD.
Travel Award Funding is Available!
Thanks to Associated Students (AS), we have additional funding available for travel awards. If you are planning to present at a conference before June 4, you can apply for up to $500 for an individual or $1,000 as a group to fund your travel to the conference. Applications are on a first come first serve basis. For more information, click here!

Deadline for AS and OUR Travel Award Funding is June 4th, 2018
Register as a Research Scholar
Undergraduate Research Scholar Benefits
  • 50% discount on on-campus housing during the summer (USD students only; see housing section below)
  • Participation in professional development workshops
  • Invitations to special networking events with other researchers*

For eligibility and more information please visit our website
Must be registered as a Summer Research Scholar to attend. Lunch provided!

*SURE, Beckman, and PURE Scholars - Don't forget that it is mandatory that you register as Summer Research Scholar's BEFORE the first day of the program!
Off Campus Research Opportunity
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) 2018 Research Experiences for Undergraduates- Fully Funded, Marine, Oceanographic, and Atmospheric Undergraduate Internships! BIOS has received funding from NSF to support eight internships for undergraduate student research during fall 2018 (August 26 to November 17, 2018). 
This program provides recipients with the opportunity to design and conduct intensive, hands-on research projects, under faculty supervision and mentorship. -Biological, chemical and physical oceanography 
  • Biology, physiology and biogeochemistry of coral reef ecosystems 
  • Molecular biology of marine organisms 
  • Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters 
  • Effects and consequences of global environmental change 
Underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Application Deadline: 5/21/2018

Please visit their website for more info
Office of Undergraduate Research
Summer Office Hours

Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed for Lunch 
11:30am -12:30pm

Founders Hall 146
(619) 260 - 8823