Office of Undergraduate Research

Events

Current Events
November 12, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How to Get Started in Undergraduate Research

For students interested in understanding what undergraduate research is, how it can be used to fulfill your goals at Cal Poly Pomona and the resources available through the office. Students will learn about our four-step process which includes a self-evaluation and tips on reaching out to faculty. 

Annual Events

This is a comprehensive list of events that the Office of Undergraduate Research plans to host/attend on an annual basis. We invite Faculty Mentors to encourage their students to take part in these activities so that they can take full advantage of the many services and opportunities the office provides. To view a comprehensive list of offered workshops, please visit our Workshops page.


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SCCUR

The Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) is a one-day conference held each November on the campus of a college or university in the greater Los Angeles area. Its purpose is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of the best research, scholarship, and creative work of undergraduates in the region, and to encourage excellence in undergraduate achievement.
Spring Semester
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Student RSCA

The Cal Poly Pomona Student Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference (CPP Student RSCA Conference) is an annual event that provides an opportunity for our undergraduate and graduate students to share their original research, scholarly and creative activities. All disciplines are represented – this is an opportunity to see CPP students at their best. Students who participate in this conference have the opportunity to be selected to represent CPP at the annual CSU-wide research competition.
Celebration of Research Week

Celebration of Research Week

This event is a week-long celebration of research and the creative activities that take place across campus annually, every fourth week of April. From fascinating student presentations at college-specific events to the campus-wide Research & Creative Activities Scholar Recognition, Research Week is full of fun and exciting ways to celebrate the amazing work of Cal Poly Pomona students and faculty.
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PolyX Showcase Magazine

The PolyX Showcase, formerly known as the Research & Creative Activities Scholar Recognition, is an annual event hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) and the Learn Through Discovery (LTD) Initiative. Join us as we celebrate student and faculty engaged in PolyX at Cal Poly Pomona!
CSU Student Research Competition

CSU System-wide Research Competition

The California State University Systemwide Student Research Competition is an annual event that brings together scholars from all of the 23 campuses of the California State University system. The competition showcases undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments. Undergraduate and graduate student participants from all disciplines are judged by experts for their oral presentations and written abstracts.
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Summer Research Seminars

The research seminars are interdisciplinary and hosts guest speakers from on and off campus to share their research with the campus community.
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Creative Activities and Research Symposium

A celebration of student investigation, exploration, and inquiry completed by Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) and community college students participating in summer research programs. Students can present the work they completed during the academic year and summer while they were a student at CPP.