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Current Researcher

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Current Researcher

Take the Next Step

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 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships are due March 2nd. These Fellowships provide UCF students conducting research during the Summer C term with a $1500 scholarship and professional development workshop series to help create a research poster (Track 1) or a journal manuscript for publication (Track 2).

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.

Upcoming Workshops and Deadlines


How to: Write A Strong Proposal For Our Summer Fellowships And Research Grants

Feb 26 - 12:00 pm

This workshop will assist undergraduates in the process of writing a strong research or grant proposal. The content of the workshop is ai...


How To: Get Started In Undergraduate Research

Mar 1 - 1:30 pm


Application Deadline: Mentor Of The Year Nominations

Mar 2 - 5:00 pm