DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS

Students are invited to stop by our Zoom office hours from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays weeks 1-10 of fall quarter. Click here for more information.

Additionally, we welcome you to contact us over the phone (310.825.2935) or by email (urhass@college.ucla.edu) during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WELCOME

The Undergraduate Research Center for the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences serves all students in humanities, arts, social science, and behavioral science disciplines. We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our programs and services. We look forward to meeting you!

WHY DO RESEARCH OR CREATIVE INQUIRY?

Conducting research or creative inquiry as an undergraduate is an excellent way to gain experiences and skills that will benefit you both academically and professionally, preparing you for graduate school and a wide variety of careers.

Participating in undergraduate research and creative inquiry lets you:

  • Work one-on-one with faculty,
  • Participate in cutting-edge research and creative projects with far-reaching impacts,
  • Make significant contributions to a field you care about, and
  • Enhance your competitiveness for high-level employment and admission to graduate and professional schools.

SUPPORT AND RESOURCES

Our team remains ready to assist you virtually. Click here for more information about our support and resources such as online workshops and advising appointments.

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STUDENT REFLECTIONS

Student Spotlight - Herman Luis Chavez

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Herman Luis Chavez! Herman…

Student Spotlight - Janet Zamudio

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Janet Zamudio! Janet Zamudio…

Student Spotlight - Martin Makaryan

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Martin Makaryan! Martin…

Student Spotlight - Jamie Jiang

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Jamie Jiang! Jamie Jiang…

Student Spotlight - Fiona Osborn

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Fiona Osborn! Fiona Osborn…

Student Spotlight - Ragini Srinivasan

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Ragini Srinivasan! Ragini…

Student Spotlight - Mursal Sidiqi

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Mursal Sidiqi! Mursal Sidiqi…

Student Spotlight - Lucia Ribisi

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Lucia Ribisi! Lucia Ribisi…

Student Spotlight - Lilly Angel

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Lilly Angel! Lilly Angel…

Student Spotlight - Desiree Eshraghi

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Desiree Eshraghi! Desiree…

Student Spotlight - Maggie Dent

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Maggie Dent! Maggie Dent…

Student Spotlight - Amy Vandyken

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Amy Vandyken! Amy Vandyken…

Student Spotlight - Steven Bech

Meet UCLA undergraduate researcher Steven Bech! Steven Bech…

Student Spotlight - David Figueroa

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher David Figueroa! David…

Student Spotlight - Celine Tsoi

Meet third-year undergraduate researcher Celine Tsoi! Celine…

Student Spotlight - Daisy Ramirez

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Daisy Ramirez! Daisy…

Student Spotlight - Helya Salarvand

Meet third-year undergraduate researcher Helya Salarvand! Helya…

Student Spotlight - Louisa Edwards

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Louisa Edwards! Louisa…

Student Spotlight - Daniella Efrat

Meet third-year undergraduate researcher Danielle Efrat! Daniella…

Student Spotlight - Zoe Reinecke

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Zoe Reinecke! Zoe…

Student Spotlight - Teresa Xu

Meet third-year undergraduate researcher Teresa Xu! Teresa…

Student Spotlight – Ngoc Nguyen

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Ngoc Nguyen! Ngoc…

Student Spotlight - Michael To

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Michael To! Michael…

Student Spotlight - J.W. Clark

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher J.W. Clark! J.W.…

Student Spotlight - Ivana Dama

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Ivana Dama! Ivana…

Student Spotlight - Liv Slaby

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Liv Slaby! Liv majors…

Student Spotlight - Angela Rey

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Angela Rey! Angela majors…

Student Spotlight - Caleb Kealoha

Meet fourth-year undergraduate researcher Caleb Kealoha! Caleb…

Student Spotlight - Tania Nasrollahi

Tania Nasrollahi and her mentor, Dr. Kevan Harris Meet third-year…

Student Spotlight - Therese Boles

Meet fourth-year UCLA undergraduate researcher Therese Boles! Therese…

Student Spotlight - Julia Nakamura

Meet fourth-year UCLA student researcher Julia Nakamura! Julia…

Ethnographic Research on a Secret Society, by Conor O'Brien

Whether completing a literature review, gaining access to communities…

Conducting Qualitative Research in an LA High School, by Bernice Andrade

Not sure what research approach to use? I had the same concern…

ABOUT US

Our primary mission is to promote, develop, and celebrate undergraduate student research and creative inquiry, with the overall goal of enhancing undergraduate education and preparing students for careers in all areas.

Through experiencing the processes of scholarly discovery and the dissemination of their results, students become fully engaged members of the research and creative community.

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