Students and professor working on a research project.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at UB

CURCA gives undergraduate students the opportunity to dive deep into a subject through hands-on research and creative projects. This is where students unite with distinguished faculty in pursuit of discovery, where their intellect is ignited — and where the journey begins. Join our listserv to learn more about upcoming events, workshops and deadlines.


Research Opportunities

Many UB academic departments and affiliated institutes offer research opportunities for undergraduate students. Search current opportunities.

Student Opportunity Center

Access the SOC online database using your UB email address and search for research opportunities, scholarships, internships, conferences and publications.

Celebration of Academic Excellence

Present your research findings or creative work at UB’s annual Celebration on Apr. 20. Submit your abstract by Mar. 17 for consideration.

$500 Undergraduate Research Awards

Over $300,000 has been awarded to UB undergrads. Apply now. 2016-17 remaining funds available are $13,664.89 as of 2/16/17.

Council on Undergraduate Research

Faculty, staff and students can benefit from UB’s CUR membership. Become an individual member of CUR for free.

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

SURC brings together students and faculty from across the SUNY system. The conference will be held on Apr. 22 at SUNY Fredonia (SURC West). Registration costs and travel will be provided to accepted students.

Last updated: February 16, 2017 11:08 am EST