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For students

Discover opportunities for undergraduate and graduate student research at the University of Kansas.


Students collect items from a river bed for research

Undergraduate research

Enhance your KU undergraduate education with research. Learn how to start your own project and discover opportunities through the Center for Undergraduate Research.

Undergraduate research
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Graduate research  

Graduate students can become graduate research assistants, conduct research abroad, finance their research with fellowships and funding, and more with KU research. Get started with the Office of Graduate Studies.

Graduate research

Courtney Coppinger

"Through this project, I've learned that in order to succeed in science you have to fail. That's how you learn who you are and who you want to be as a scientist. And this project has allowed me to do both of those."


Courtney Coppinger
Undergraduate Research Award recipient, ecology & evolutionary biology and environmental science, investigated the effects of burrowing animals on the prairie