Office of Undergraduate Research

Workshops

How to Get Started in Research

How to Get Started in Research workshop hosted by Mr. 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 Topic 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.

Resume and CVs for Student Researchers

Special presentation by Dr. Cheryl Love from the Cal Poly Pomona Career Center. Dr. Love provided an overview of how students can showcase their academic and research experiences in a 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.

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.

The Learn Through Discovery (LTD) Projects Hatchery & the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) staff and students are available for presentation and workshops. We offer a variety of presentation topics, including overviews of the different offices' programs and services. Submit your request now!