Our Vision

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship advances a sustainable culture of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities at Radford University.

Our Misson

The Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship is dedicated to supporting student-faculty teams create and disseminate new knowledge in the form of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative inquiry (URSCI). This support empowers students from diverse backgrounds to have transformative educational experiences that cultivate strong relationships, innovation, and the creative and critical thinking needed to address the social, economic, and environmental issues confronting our region, nation, and world.

View more information on OURS support programs such as the Accelerated Research Opportunities Living Learning Community (ARO), complimentary poster printing, travel awards for students to present at conferences, and funding over the summer as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program.

View more information about OURS events such as the Student Engagement Forum, the Summer Research Celebration, the Winter Creative Activities Research Day, and the Celebration of Student and Faculty Collaborative Research and Creative Inquiry can be found by clicking on this link or the Events tab.

OURS also has summaries of External Resources that may be of use in finding funding, assessing, or supporting your research, scholarship and creative activities endeavors.

OURS is always happy to meet individually or with groups all across campus and can be contacted at ours@radford.edu and 540-831-7203 or found in Whitt Hall 120.

Join the Council on Undergraduate Research for free as a faculty, student or employee of Radford University! Learn more about OURS Research Resources, its benefits and how to join.