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Office of Undergraduate Research Announcements and Reminders (11/9/2023)

Our Events and Reminders

  • (new) The ACC Meeting of the Minds conference will take place April 5-7 at Notre Dame. Read more about the Meeting of the Minds and about applying on the OUR MotM page. All application materials are due January 23, 2024 by 11:59pm.
  • (new) Applications for Spring research assistant (RA) opportunities will open again in December.  FWS RA positions will be available (applications open Dec. 4)  and limited OUR RA positions will be available (applications open Dec. 11-18).
  • 2024 NC State Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) have been posted. The list is subject to updates (check back!). Find non-NC State REUs on the NSF REU Database and Pathways to Science Database. For faculty/staff looking to “register” their program with the OUR, please email
  • Spring 2024 OUR Project Supply Grant (formerly Research Award) proposals are due November 15 at 11:59pm. Students in all disciplines are welcome. Applicants must have attended a help session offered January 2023-now.

Additional Research News and Events

    • Program/Opportunity Applications
    • (updated) Arcadia Abroad provides research abroad opportunities. They will soon post 2024 research abroad listings. In the meantime, you can register for a STEM Summer Research Overview session (Nov. 15) or University of Oxford session (Nov. 16)–program includes non-STEM options.
    • (updated) REU highlight: The BIT SURE program is a summer research experience for those interested in cancer biology, transcriptomics, metagenomics, plant genetics, CRISPR, DNA repair, microscopy, mRNA regulation, and other related areas. Check out the BIT SURE 2024 Summer flyer for more information!
    • Dept. of Energy Summer 2024 Undergraduate Internships applications are being accepted through January 9, 2024. Access information and register for a panel workshop to learn more about these science and technology opportunities (DOE SULI information).
    • The OnePack Empowered Program is designed to support and empower neurodivergent students and those with executive functioning challenges. Its mission is to identify the unique needs of these students and support their academic and career goals. Applications for the program are due November 10.
    • Opportunities to Present
    • The NC State Make-A-Thon will be held January 26-28. Register by January 18. This opportunity includes “collaborating in cross-disciplinary teams to research, design, and prototype solutions to a sustainability challenge.”
    • The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium will take place at Johns Hopkins University March 21-23. Abstract submissions are due by December 8.
    • The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2024) will occur in April 2024 and will be hosted by California State University – Long Beach. Applications are due December 8; start considering your submission! Please inform the OUR if you are applying.