Engaging in research and project-based learning are high-impact educational practices that increase student learning and success both during and after college. These experiences give students opportunities to gain a deeper knowledge of research techniques and processes, apply classroom learning in real-world contexts, 探索学术文献, form meaningful relationships with faculty members, 与社区伙伴合作, and prepare for graduate school and successful careers. 

宾夕法尼亚ladbrokes立博亚洲 is a proud member of 的 本科研究委员会 (坏蛋).

Professor AnaLu McVean holds up a plant in 的 greenhouse as a student examines it.
Professor Eleanor Leung works on a circuit sample with a student in an engineering classroom.


At 宾夕法尼亚ladbrokes立博亚洲, engaging in research and project-based learning takes many forms.
  • Basic 研究: a systematic investigation designed to advance fundamental knowledge about 的 world
  • Applied 研究: a systematic investigation designed to solve a specific and practical problem of 的 modern world
  • Action 研究: a disciplined process of inquiry conducted by and for those taking 的 action
  • Process 研究: identifies and explores opportunities for optimization of procedures, 协议, 设计策略
  • Community-Based 研究: a collaboration between community groups and researchers to create new knowledge about practical community issues in order to bring about change


  • Which majors are eligible for undergraduate research?

    研究 opportunities are available in all disciplines and provide an opportunity for students to develop valuable professional skills in every field.

  • What support is available for student researchers?


    Undergraduate researchers often have a broader perspective, 热情, and interest in delving deeper into 的ir field of study. One of 的 most rewarding processes for faculty mentors is witnessing 的 evolution of student learning when involved in research or 的 creative experience. For our faculty, mentoring students is an investment in tomorrow's scholars and professionals.


    宾夕法尼亚ladbrokes立博亚洲提供 支援及资源 to both our students and faculty who engage in research. Look for workshops, grants, and support for faculty mentors offered throughout 的 year.

  • 什么是本科生研究展示?

    每年春天, we showcase our best undergraduate research projects at our annual 本科研究 Showcase.

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