Research and Writing Resources
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is a nonprofit organization that sponsors a number of research and undergraduate research initiatives. CUR provides resources that may be useful in beginning a research project and identifying topics of interest.
- Undergraduate Researchers Graduate School Registry: For undergraduate students with research experience wishing to pursue an advanced degree, the Registry matches high-quality students with graduate schools. Registration is free for undergraduate students.
- : The provides useful and inspiring information about student/faculty collaborative research. Check out recent selected articles from the journal to get ideas for a research project. involving more than 65 students from anthropology, psychology and virology led by UW Oshkosh professors Dr. Teri Shors (Biology & Microbiology), Dr. Susan H. McFadden (Psychology) featured in the Winter 2009 issue of The CUR Quarterly.
- : The brief descriptions of recent peer-reviewed research or scholarly articles that have been featured in scholarly journals will also give students an idea of the types of research undergraduate students are capable of.
The Undergraduate Research Program at UNC Asheville publishes proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The conference promotes undergraduate research in all fields of study. Browse past issues of the proceedings to see the variety of projects that undergraduate students have undertaken.
The UW Oshkosh Writing Center
All UW Oshkosh students are eligible for one-to-one conferencing at the Writing Center. Free, confidential tutoring is designed to help students work through assignments and gain additional writing skills. Trained peer consultants can assist students at any stage of the composition process, from brainstorming for topics to fine-tuning a final draft. They will assist students with issues like grammar and mechanics not by marking up the paper, but by helping students identify patterns of error and helping them learn how to avoid those errors. The Writing Center now offers e-mail tutoring to online and distance education students. More information can be found at writingcenter.uwosh.edu.
Style and Citation
Writing style and citation format vary significantly by discipline. Make sure that you follow the proper style for your discipline and the specific publication to which you are submitting. Below are some general resources. Always remember to check your citations for accuracy.