Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program serves as the University of Washington’s central unit for facilitating research partnerships between undergraduates and mentors.


We support…

  • Students who are interested in research, as well as those who are actively engaged in research.
  • Undergraduate research mentors (faculty, post-doctoral researchers, graduate students, etc.) with recruiting highly-motivated students and offer training sessions for those who wish to improve their mentorship practice.

Research Spotlight & News


November 19, 2021

UW Tacoma Students Conduct Research Aboard Arctic Cruise Ship

Masura and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Cheryl Greengrove decided to have groups of students accompany them on the Adventuress to help conduct research in order to expose students to work in the field.

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November 16, 2021

UAA Article Highlights URP Building Community Among Students

Student well-being is top of mind as programs across Undergraduate Academic Affairs are welcoming back our students. This work involves building community so students feel connected and a sense of belonging.

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November 9, 2021

Undergraduate Students on the Hunt for Cancer Killing Molecules

Dozens of University of Washington undergraduates were involved in a cancer drug screening project that is the subject of a new paper in the journal Cells.

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