Office of Undergraduate Research

Workshops

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Finding Your Balance

Finding your balance workshop hosted by Dr. Alane Daugherty.

Imposter Syndrome Workshop

Imposter syndrome workshop hosted by Dr. Philippe Duhart.

Best Practices for Oral and Poster Presentations - CARS 2022

Best Practices for Oral and Poster Presentations hosted by Ms. Jezzabella Jimenez from the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Introduction to Literature Review

Introduction to Literature Review video created by Dr. Zahra Sotoudeh of the Aerospace Engineering Department.

How to Get Started in Research

How to Get Started in Research workshop hosted by Dr. Ever Barraza from the Office of Undergraduate Research on October 13th, 2020.

How to Get the Most of Your Faculty Mentor-Student Mentee Relationship

Dr. Winny Dong, Director for the McNair, OUR, and Learn Through Discovery Programs, provides her advice on building a successful relationship with your faculty mentor.

Library Resources for Student Researchers

The Library Resources for Student Researchers workshop was led by Mr. Shonn Haren from the University Library on March 12, 2020.

Narrowing the Focus of your Research Project

The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts the Narrowing the Focus of your Research Project Workshop to help students understand how to scope a project to be manageable. This workshop was presented by Dr. Mario Guerrero, Chair of the Political Science Department at Cal Poly Pomona.

Incorporating Your Research, Entrepreneurship, and Community Engagement experience into your Resume

Cherrie Peters from the CPP Career Center discusses how to incorporate your project experience into your resume, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and cover letter.

Writing a Literature Review and Abstract

The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts the Writing a Literature Review and Abstract Workshop to provide strategies for developing your literature review and abstract for your research project. This workshop was presented by Dr. Mario Guerrero, Chair of the Political Science Department at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Art of Creating and Presenting a Research Poster

The Art of Creating and Presenting a Research Poster with Cecilia Zurita-Lopez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, California State University, Los Angeles Presented on Oct. 17, 2020 as part of the SCCUR Saturday Series. For more information about SCCUR, please visit sccur.org.

*This workshop focuses on posters in the scientific disciplines but also offers great advice about research posters in general.

Institutional Review Board for Student Researchers

Introduction to the office that reviews and approves project proposals that involve human animal subjects, presented by Maya Monges-Hernandez on October 1, 2020.

Professional Etiquette

Dr. Winny Dong, Director for the McNair, OUR, and Learn Through Discovery Programs, provides her advice on professional etiquette for student researchers.

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) Workshop led by Dr. Winny Dong, Director for the McNair, OUR, and Learn Through Discovery Programs.

Bronco ScholarWorks

Mr. Ryan Rush (University Library) discusses the Bronco ScholarWorks institutional repository, which houses the abstracts and completed work of CPP students and faculty.

Getting Ready for the 2022 Student RSCA Conference

Ms. Sophia Baroz and Dr. Winny Dong discuss the RSCA application and what to expect the day of the event, including the differences between oral and poster presentations.

Writing a Research Analysis Workshop with Dr. Mario Guerrero

Writing a Research Analysis Workshop with Dr. Mario Guerrero, Chair of the Political Science Department at Cal Poly Pomona on February 18, 2021.

Research in Nuclear Engineering with Dr. JP Allain (Penn State University) 

Research in Nuclear Engineering with Dr. JP Allain (Penn State University) hosted by OUR GRAD on February 12th, 2021.

PhD Program Interview Faculty Panel 

PhD Program Interview Workshop with Cal Poly Pomona Faculty Panel.

Introduction to the Peer Review Process 

Introduction to the Peer Review Process with Dr. Chantal van Esch, Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources at Cal Poly Pomona.

10 Tips to Build Your Professional Brand

10 Tips to Build Your Professional brand with Dr. Teshia Roby, AVP Learning and Research Technologies, and Ms. Kayla Mayweather, Data Developer and Analyst, at Cal Poly Pomona.

This is a comprehensive list of workshops 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 upcoming workshops, please visit our Events page.

How to Get Started in Undergraduate Research

Hosted by: OUR | Offered in: Fall, Spring 

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.   

Note: There is a recorded version available. Please refer to the Recorded Workshops to view the workshop.

Institutional Review Board for Students

Hosted by: IRB Office | Offered in: Fall

Introduction to the office that reviews and approves project proposals that involve human animal subjects.

 

Narrowing the topic of your research project 

Hosted by: OUR | Offered in: Fall

This workshop is designed to help students understand how to scope a project to be manageable.

Note: There is a recorded version available. Please refer to the Recorded Workshops to view the workshop.

How to write a Literature Review and Abstract for your project 

Hosted by: OUR | Offered in: Fall

Learn how to develop a literature review and abstract for your research project.

Note: There is a recorded version available. Please refer to the Recorded Workshops to view the workshop.

Incorporating Your Research Experience into your Resume and Cover Letter 

Hosted by: Career Center and OUR | Offered in: Fall

Special workshop hosted by staff from the Career Center

 

Writing a Research Analysis 

Hosted by: OUR | Offered in: Spring

Learn strategies that will help you with writing a research analysis for a class project or final paper.

 

Bronco Scholar and Professional Research Presentations 

Hosted by: Library and OUR | Offered in: Spring 

This workshop will cover the different types of presentations at the Student RSCA Conference, traits of good presentations, and Cal Poly Pomona's own online repository, Bronco Scholar.

Library Resources for Student Researchers 

Hosted by: University Library | Offered in: Spring

Hosted by Faculty from the University Library

Note: There is a recorded version available. Please refer to the Recorded Workshops to view the workshop.