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UCF Undergraduate Research by the Numbers

Female student in the Library
Researchers

47%

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.
Mentors

620

Faculty Mentors

Showcase

378

Student posters accepted to the campus showcase

Funding

616

Students with research funding

Featured Program

We are now accepting applications for the first annual Student Research Video Contest. Students are encouraged to submit a video that explains their research and creative projects to a general audience. Finalists’ videos will be shared on our platforms for public voting and the winners will receive scholarships!

We are excited to see all the work that our Knights do, so check out the contest rules  and submit by May 18th!

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.
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.

Upcoming Workshops and Deadlines

Workshop/Conference

Ethics in Research: How to Start on the Right Path

May 25 - 10:30 am

To do research well, one must follow the rules of professional conduct. Following the rules and applying them can be difficult without an...

Workshop/Conference

CANCELED: Handling Anxiety in Research

Jun 8 - 10:30 am