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Current Researcher

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UCF Undergraduate Research by the Numbers

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of undergraduate researchers continue their education

Dr. Walter’s research focuses on human impacts in the marine environment. She is interested in both pure ecology questions and goal-based conservation issues for a wide range of marine and estuarine habitats in the Caribbean and the southeastern US, especially the Indian River Lagoon system (IRL) and the Florida Keys.


Faculty Mentors



Student posters accepted to the campus showcase



Students with research funding

Featured Program

Applications for Summer 2018 OUR Student Research Grants are due on March 30th. Grants provide funding for individual students (up to $500 for materials or $1000 for travel) and student groups (up to $1000 for materials).

Peer Advising Hours

OUR Peer Mentors are available for drop-in hours at the following times: 
Monday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. 
Tuesday: 9 – 11 a.m. 
Thursday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. 

They are also available for thirty minute appointments on:

Tuesday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 4 – 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Matthew Rudolph’s research has taken him to Kenya, where he works with the Elephants and Bees Project to protect crops from being trampled by elephants, using a beehive fence.