Faculty mentors play a vital role in the development of students as researchers. The Office of Undergraduate Research is committed to supporting faculty mentors through professional development workshops, the Virtual Learning Center and one-on-one coaching. Faculty members are also encouraged to join our professional network at no cost.
The Council on Undergraduate Research
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) focuses on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research, and students succeed in their studies and professional advancement through participation in undergraduate research. (CUR Mission Statement, 2016)
Embry-Riddle provides free membership to interested faculty and staff.
Please join CUR today. Select Embry-Riddle as your institution on the application to ensure free membership.
Undergraduate Research Newsletter
Our monthly newsletter shares funding and conference opportunities for your students, features campus resources and highlights students’ recent research successes. Stay informed with limited mailbox clutter.
Faculty Mentor Signup
Mentors play a vital role in providing opportunity, guidance and advice to their students. In working together on a research endeavor, students learn how to act as colleagues and navigate academic and industry networks, develop skills first-hand, apply classroom knowledge to solve real-world problems, and shape their passion and career trajectory. Mentors are teachers, coaches, advisors and trainers of the next generation of researchers. Undergraduate research could not happen without dedicated faculty. We hope you’ll consider becoming a mentor and will signup below.
Faculty Mentor Development and Training
The Office of Undergraduate Research also provides one-on-one coaching to faculty, staff and advanced graduate students interested in mentoring students.
Florida Undergraduate Research Association (FURA)
FURA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the understanding of research and creative activity across all disciplines. FURA promotes the creation of new undergraduate research opportunities and unites like-minded faculty and administrators across the state to support this high-impact educational practice.
Florida Statewide Symposium on Undergraduate Research
Every fall, faculty, administrators and professional staff from across the state have gathered to participate in a two-day symposium that focuses on strengthening and developing undergraduate research. Click here to learn more.