Office of Student Academic Success Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry

New Researchers

Undergraduate research is defined by the Council on Undergraduate Research as "an inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original, intellectual, or creative contribution to the discipline."

Research is not limited to any one area – at Ohio State, research is occurring in all colleges and departments. No matter which field you are conducting research in, engaging in research is an enriching academic and personal experience. The resources provided below will help you get started in undergraduate research at Ohio State.