Cornerstone Research Workshop Series
Research Methods Workshops
Scholarship Info Sessions
Undergraduate Research Week Workshops and Info Sessions


Cornerstone Research Workshops support you in all stages of the research process, from developing a research question to presenting your work!

Getting Started With Research

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA.

Developing a Research Question

Learn how to turn your interests into a research question.

Finding Sources at the UCLA Library

Learn the most effective search strategies for finding what you need.

Collecting and Citing Sources

Learn how to create a customized library of resources for your project.

Writing a Literature Review

Learn how to organize your research into a coherent and compelling literature review.

Developing Your Research Plan

Plan your project from start to finish.

Co-sponsored by the UCLA Library, the Undergraduate Writing Center, and the Undergraduate Research Center–Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.


Learn research methods, strategies, and skills for doing research and creative inquiry!

Navigating Faculty Mentorships Workshop

Learn how to navigate faculty mentorships while working on your research or creative project.

Research and Time Management Workshop

Learn strategies for managing your research and creative project timeline.

Quantitative Research Methods Workshop

Learn quantitative methods for conducting north campus research.

Interviewing Research Methods Workshop

Learn methods for interviewing subjects including question design and how to conduct an interview.

Research & Creative Proposal Workshop

Learn how to write a research or creative proposal for scholarship program applications!


Find out everything you want to know about applying for research scholarship programs!

URC-HASS Scholarship Info Session

Learn all about the Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (URFP), Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program (URSP)UCLA/Keck Humanistic Inquiry Undergraduate Research Awards (Keck Fellows),  Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF), Research Revealed, and the Summer Research Incubator, as well as how to apply!

URSP & Keck Info Session

Learn all about the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program (URSP) and UCLA/Keck Humanistic Inquiry Undergraduate Research Awards (Keck Fellows) as well as how to apply!


Find out everything you want to know about Undergraduate Research Week 2023!

Undergraduate Research Week Info Session

Learn all about Undergraduate Research Week 2023, UCLA’s largest undergraduate research and creativity conference! Plus, find out how you can share your research or creative project at our premier event, the Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase.

Abstract and Artist Statement Workshop

Interested in applying to present at the Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase, Undergraduate Research Week‘s main event? First, you’ll need an abstract or artist statement! Find out how to write one at this workshop. Applications are due by April 17.

Virtual Presentation Workshop

Our Graduate Research Mentors will walk you through the process of presenting your work in a virtual format. These workshops will also review recommended guidelines for creating PowerPoint presentation slides to accompany your live or pre-recorded presentation for the Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase.