Research Engagement

The Office of Research Development organizes research engagement activities to provide opportunities for UIW researchers to showcase their work, including the annual Research Week. We provide support for teams hosting conferences or academic events on campus. The ORD also offers a variety of research training opportunities for the UIW community. For more information on research engagement opportunities, please contact the Office of Research Development at (210) 805-3036.



C.A.R.E. Conference



Conservation in Agricultural Resources in Education

February 8-10, 2018

Our Lady of the Lake University 

Registration Fee: $30

Conference Website


We are seeking two to three outstanding student leaders (undergraduate or graduate) from each attending college or university to showcase that institution’s work and innovative programs, projects, or research that advance conservation, restoration, and/or sustainable production systems. Students will be expected to demonstrate basic knowledge of their degree plan, or the program or project in which they have participated as a leader, and provide their own perspectives on its impacts.

Poster sessions will take place February 8th. Student admission to this conference is free.

Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities  

Summer institutes

 US-UK Fulbright Commission

Application deadline: February 7, 2018


Alcohol Research Training Summer School

Department of Psychological Sciences

University of Missouri

Application deadline: February 15, 2018


Solar physics REU program

 Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Application deadline: February 15, 2018


The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

The University of Texas at Austin

Department of Psychology

Application deadline: February 15, 2018


 National Center for Toxicological Research (an FDA facility in Jefferson, AR)

For undergraduates in computer science, engineering, health sciences, mathematics, nanotechnology, physics, and other physical sciences

Application deadline: February 16, 2018


Summer REU program in advanced materials and manufacturing

 Wayne State University

Application deadline: February 16, 2018


Undergraduate research program in mathematics

Boise State University

Application deadline: March 15, 2018



Pathways to Science

Plant Science Research Network