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Undergraduate Student Research

The opportunity to learn and discover
side-by-side with first-class faculty

Welcome to the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities website for the College of Arts and Sciences. 

On this website you will discover opportunities to engage with faculty on projects in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. 

There are resources to help you get started, sources of funding for student research, student and faculty publications and presentations, current undergraduate research projects, student spotlights, faculty resources, and a calendar of events. 

No matter what your major, you can become actively involved in a vast array of interesting and exciting projects such as the neuroscience of pain, an oral history of Laudholm Farm, the cage effects of ionic liquids, practitioner’s treatment of children with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and many others.

Explore these opportunities and challenge yourself to discover new knowledge and ideas!

Tips for How To Become Involved in
Undergraduate Research, Scholarship,
and Creative Activities

  • deenasmallwithstudentWhat is your passion? What are you interested in learning?
  • Finding research opportunities on campus:
  • Ask your professors about their research and scholarship interests
  • Consult the Undergraduate Research website for available projects
  • Take a Research Seminar course or research-based course
  • Observe research posters around campus
  • Attend the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Spring

For more information, contact:

Charles Tilburg, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Undergraduate Research
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor Department of Marine Sciences
Biddeford Campus


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