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"Being involved in research lab trains [students] how to think critically, how the process of science works and the rigor it takes to prove a hypothesis. It gives them a chance to apply a lot of their theoretical learning in practice."
Find fellowships + funding
KU and outside entities offer fellowships, funding and resources to get you started on your research.
Conduct research abroad
Research universities attract scholars and students from around the world, creating a diverse international community. This environment better prepares students to succeed in an increasingly global economy. Learn how you can do research abroad.
Become a leader
Develop and foster your leadership skills. Explore KU graduate study programs designed for the next generation of leaders.
Communicate your research
Share your research with others through KU's 3-Minute Thesis Competition, the Capitol Graduate Research Summit and more opportunities offered by the Office of Graduate Studies.
Prepare for your career
Gain research and teaching experience within your program by becoming a graduate research assistant, graduate teaching assistant or graduate assistant. Visit the KU Jobs website for opportunities outside of your graduate program.