U21 Student Opportunities: Undergraduate Research Conference

The Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) aims to attract students from a diverse range of discipline and typically includes a range of seminars and student presentations interspersed with social activities and tours to promote networking and stimulate discussion.

The URC also offers academic staff the opportunity to engage with U21 colleagues, discuss topical issues and develop professional networks.

Read more on past U21 Undergraduate Research Conferences here.

2017 U21 URC: Future Societies, Global Citizens

Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Location: University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Nomination Form Deadline: February 15, 2017
Application: An application link will be made available to students who receive a nomination from a UConn faculty member.
More information regarding the U21 Undergraduate Research Confrence

2016 U21 URC: A Global Perspective on Ageing Societies 

Start Date: July, 11, 2016
End Date: July 10, 2016
Location: Technologico de Monterrey
UConn Student Representative: Emily Noroton (CLAS ’17)
UConn Faculty Advisor: Joanne Conover

(Check out the Conover Lab for more information on current research)

2015 U21 URC: People & Places

Start Date: July 6, 2015
End Date: July 10, 2015
Location: University of Auckland, New Zealand
UConn Student Representatives: Andrew Carroll and Ornella Tempo
Read the Travel Report

2014 U21 URC: Food Safety: From Farm to Table

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: July 11, 2014
Location: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
UConn Student Representatives: Jack Zachary (CLAS ’14) and Leanne Jankelunas (CAHNR ’15)