• Luke Miller
    What could you do with a research grant?

    Sustainable agriculture major Luke Miller researched an alternative irrigation system for marigolds with funding from an Undergraduate Research Award (URA). 

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    International Undergraduate Research Symposium

    Biomedical science major Alison Jeffrey traveled to South Africa to research the activity of captive elephants.  Come meet Alison and her fellow Hamel Center researchers when they present their findings on Friday, September 30, from 2:00-4:00 pm in MUB theaters 1 & 2. 

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  • Beagen
    Cultivating a Passion through REAP

    When Isabelle Beagen (Theatre, '18) read "A Doll's House" by late 1800's playwright Henrik Ibsen, she had no idea it would change the course of her undergraduate career path.

    Read more about Isabelle's research

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  • Chris DeCarlo in the lab
    Publish your research in Inquiry 2017!

    Inquiry is now accepting submissions for publication in spring 2017. Please contact the editors by early October for consideration. Learn more >>

    Pictured: Civil engineering major Chris DeCarlo published his research in the 2016 edition of Inquiry.

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  • student presenting a poster at URC
    Undergraduate Research Conference

    In 2017, the Undergraduate Research Conference will celebrate its 18th year with a two-week long series of events in April. Registration details coming soon!

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The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides resources and financial support for the research, scholarly, and creative projects of UNH students. One-hundred percent of the funding for research awards and fellowships comes from donor gifts.


Jen Lindsay

Read about the research of studio art/international affairs major Jen Lindsay (above).

History major Joe Juknievich used a SURF grant to learn more about the Palmer Raids, conducted as a result of the Red Scare following World War I.

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