URP Students 2019

Undergraduate Research Program

Monday, May 24 to Friday, July 30, 2021

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is a paid summer experience that provides students with essential research experiences for careers in STEM-based fields. The National Science Foundation states that students who participate in undergraduate research have a greater appreciation for the sciences and will complete their degree in their program of study. Duquesne University has a great reputation for providing such research opportunities to undergraduate students, and students are highly encouraged to conduct research as early as their freshman year. Learn more about the URP's mission and objectivesFor questions, please contact Philip Clarke at (412)396-4172 or at clarkep1736@duq.edu.

Under the URP umbrella, there are five research programs that students may apply to:

Positions are available in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, environmental science, health science, forensic science and law, pharmacy or physics. The faculty are committed to experiential education for their undergraduate students and seek junior colleagues to become members of their research teams. Students in the summer program participate in:

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