UROP Website Update

Aloha e UROP Community,

We appreciate your patience as our website undergoes several changes. During the next few weeks, the organization and layout of our website may appear differently than you might be used to, so please contact us if you have any questions about this process, or are unable to locate the information you are looking for.

Mahalo,

UROP Team

Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Project applications accepted 9 September - 10 October (9/9 - 10/10)


Mission

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) coordinates and provides opportunities for undergraduate students across all disciplines at UH Mānoa to engage in faculty-mentored research and creative works..


Research and Creative Work at UH Mānoa

UROP is proud to support the long-running and prestigious history of research that is an integral component of UH Mānoa, which holds the distinction of being one of only 32 universities in the nation to be a land-, sea-, and space-grant research university. UH Mānoa is ranked in the top 30 public universities in federal research funding for engineering and science, and 49th overall by the National Science Foundation.  UH Mānoa has been designated as a university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching..


Council

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Council (UROC) is UROP’s faculty advisory board consisting of full-time UH Mānoa faculty from a wide range of disciplines. Council members participate in the evaluation of funding applications, and provide expertise in undergraduate research and creative works in their specific discipline to develop policy and strategic direction for UROP to address the needs of students, faculty and the broader UHM campus.

About UROP

Mission
Mission
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) was formed in 2011 with generous support from the Chancellor's office to promote and foster undergraduate research and creative work initiatives at UH Mānoa.  UROP offers funding for undergraduate research projects and creative work and provides access to on- and off-campus research opportunities.
Research and Creative Work Research and Creative Work at UH MānoaUROP is proud to support the long-running and prestigious history of research that is an integral component of UH Mānoa, which holds the distinction of being one of only 32 universities in the nation to be a land-, sea-, and space-grant research university. UH Mānoa is ranked in the top 30 public universities in federal research funding for engineering and science, and 49th overall by the National Science Foundation.  UH Mānoa has been designated as a university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.  
Council Council UROP is guided by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Council (UROC) which represents a variety of disciplines within UH Mānoa.  Council members provide guidance for the development of the program, and participate in the evaluation of proposals for undergraduate research projects.
Council Chair Council ChairVernadette V. Gonzalez  serves as Chair of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Council (UROC) and Director of the Honors Program.