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Research Café

Research Café

Research Café is a place for anyone interested in research to come and build community at UW. All are welcome, including students involved in research, students interested in research, research mentors, and research support staff.

Come to Research Café to make new connections, chat about research, and enjoy free coffee and donuts!

Event Details


Mary Gates Hall Suite 171


  • First Friday of the month from 12:30-2:00!
  • Feel free to drop by Research Café and stay as long as you’d like!


  • Foster a welcoming, inclusive, research community
  • Connect with other undergraduates interested in research
  • Learn how to get involved in research//share your research journey

Event Dates this Year

  • January 5
  • February 2 – Cancelled
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3

Who should come to Research Café?

Students interested in getting involved in research…

  • Learn more about research at UW by speaking with other students who are currently involved in research and staff members
  • You may even meet new friends to join you in your research journey!

Students currently involved in research…

  • Come share your unique research experiences with peers!
  • Gain knowledge and perspective on the diverse research being done at UW.

Students interested in building a community…

  • We know how difficult it has been for students to make meaningful connections with their peers and UW faculty members due to the global pandemic, so we offer students a place to mingle with one another!

Students interested in networking…

  • Come meet with students and faculty from different fields of study and UW staff members who are here to support you!

Research staff and mentors interested in meeting students…

  • Share your research and help foster an inclusive research community for the next generation of researchers!


Research Cafe is brought to you by…

…which are all housed in MGH 171. Visit our websites to learn more about how we serve the UW community!