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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

Checkout highlights from the 14th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence!

$500 Undergraduate Research Awards

Over $300,000 has been awarded to UB undergrads. Apply now.

Due to the success of undergraduate research this year, all funds for 2018-2019 CURCA awards have been exhausted.


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

SUNY SURC provides undergraduates with an opportunity to present research findings to SUNY peers across the state. SURC 2019 will be held on April 27 at Niagara County Community College.

Last updated: March 07, 2019 2:05 pm EST