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Why Do Research?

What Do You Gain From Participating in Research?

Apply

Apply concepts, methods and techniques learned in coursework to real-world research questions

Network

Develop relationships with scientists in your department, campus, and around the world

Develop

Develop your critical thinking, communication, team-working, leadership and problem solving skills

Learn

Learn cutting-edge techniques to solve real-world problems that interests you

Explore

Explore and prepare for future careers by learning new methods, techniques, and skills

Contribute

Contribute new knowledge to your field of study which may result in publications or scientific presentations