Resources for Research Assistants & Research Mentors
For Research Assistants & Students
Research Conferences & Presentation Opportunities
Local to Duke and Durham:
Apply in Spring, present in late April.
All students who receive support from the URS office are expected to present at Visible Thinking.
Neuroscience, Biology, & Psychology Spring Research Fair
Apply in March, present in early April
Hosted by Neuroscience Majors Union, Psychology Majors Union, Biology Majors Union (contact representatives for more information)
Allows current undergraduate RAs to help spread the word about their research to students looking to get involved- sharing information about their lab, what exactly their role looks like as an RA, and how someone else might get involved
SNCURCS - State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium
All undergraduate students enrolled in North Carolina colleges & universities are eligible to participate in SNCURCS Poster, Oral, Exhibit and Performance options.
AERA - American Educational Research Association
AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop
Apply by early November (11/8 in 2019)
Engages fellows in presenting their research in an invited undergraduate poster session. Instructors for the workshop are faculty and researchers from both academic institutions and research organizations (e.g., American Institutes for Research, Educational Testing Service, the College Board, and Rand)
Award includes conference registration and two nights of lodging. The fellows and/or their home institutions are responsible for transportation costs to and from San Francisco. Most meals are part of the Workshop activities
AERA Conference Travel Grant awarded by the Center for Child and Family Policy
Apply by late January/Early February
Email Dr. Leslie Babinski for more information
Poster & Slide Deck Templates
Reaching out to Research Labs
Introduction to Jamovi, R, and Data Visualization
Mounting a study on CloudResearch (formerly Mechanical Turk)