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Undergraduate Research Training

ALS 1984 Introduction to Research Practices

Introduction to best understand practices for engaging in undergraduate research. It creates a community of practice where students learn the process of executing a research project.

UH 1604 Introduction to Honors Quantitative and Qualitative Research Practices

Introduction to critical practices in undergraduate quantitative and qualitative research for Honors College students, including generating focused research questions, finding scholarly literature, organizing data, conducting ethical research, collaborative research practices, and identifying venues to present research findings.

UH 2604 Intermediate Honors Quantitative and Qualitative Research Practices

Intermediate study of critical practices in quantitative and qualitative research for Honors College students, including identifying funding opportunities for research, collaborating across disciplines, designing introductory research protocols, managing research projects, and using posters to present research findings.

UH 3604 Designing Protocols for Honors Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Advanced study of critical practices in quantitative and qualitative research for Honors College students, including transdisciplinary project management, refining research protocols based on feasibility of data collection, maintaining research ethics and integrity, planning for data collection, and planning for dissemination of research findings.

UH 3614 Data Collection and Analysis for Honors Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Continuing advanced study of critical practices in quantitative and qualitative research for Honors College students, including working with multiple types of data, collecting, cleaning and managing data, reporting of primary and secondary data, evaluating the work of others, and communicating conclusions to general audiences.

VT Environmental Health and Safety - Field Safety Research Resources

EHS promotes a positive, integrated safety culture for the university community, advocates safe and healthy living, learning, and working environments, and helps departments comply with regulations and mandates. Learn more.

Human Research Protections Program Office Hours

The Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) holds open office hours every Wednesday in Newman Library, Room 3010 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a time where personnel from the HRPP, IRB and PRDP are available to consult with student researchers on their projects.

iBiology Course: Planning Your Scientific Journey

Planning Your Scientific Journey is a free, on-demand, self-paced course aimed primarily at life science graduate and undergraduate students. By the end of the course, you will have:

  • Criteria to evaluate a research question.
  • A plan for how to approach your scientific question and other research goals.
  • An agenda for a meeting with your mentor to get feedback on your plan.

Learn more about the course and enrollment.