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Info Sessions and Workshops

In weekly information sessions, undergraduate research advisors answer questions and talk about strategies for getting involved in undergraduate research at UT. Info sessions are open to students from all disciplines and majors.

Fall 2017 Info Sessions

Aug. 30 – Dec. 11

Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m. in GAR 1.126
Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m. in JES A303A
Fridays from 1-2 p.m. in PAR 101

*There will be no info session on 11/15, 11/22, 11/24

Please register to attend.

If you are unable to attend an info session, or need further help, we also offer advising appointments.

Fall 2017 OUR Workshops

How to Explain Your Research to Anyone with Clay Spinuzzi, departments of English and Rhetoric & Writing
Friday, Sept. 22, 1-2 p.m. in FAC 330
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Turn your research into a compelling knowledge story that will get attention, capture interest, and motivate your audience. This workshop is recommended for students submitting a video to the Texas Student Research Showdown, and counts as a Research Communication workshop for the OUR Research Training Certificate.

Making a 2-minute pitch with Cristal Glangchai, Blackstone LaunchPad and Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2-3 p.m. in FAC 330
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Learn how to quickly and effectively pitch your projects and ideas. This workshop is recommended for students submitting a video to the Texas Student Research Showdown, and counts as a Research Communication workshop for the OUR Research Training Certificate.

Workshop on Short Video Production with Trent Lesikar, School of Undergraduate Studies
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 3-4 p.m. in PCL Media Lab
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Learn about the basics of iMovie video editing software and hear tips for making your project accessible to a general audience within the constraints of a short video. Students are encouraged to bring 2-3 minutes of video footage for workshopping and feedback. This workshop is recommended for students submitting a video to the Texas Student Research Showdown, and counts as a Research Communication workshop for the OUR Research Training Certificate.