Undergraduate Research

Here, real-world research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students. Getting hands-on research experience is essential and rewarding for undergraduates. Research is part of our mission as a land-grant university, and we value its role in learning and outreach. And it will help you prepare for a successful career – no matter what you choose to do.

College Research News

Psychology graduate student Andrew Huebert wins Psychonomic Society Graduate Travel Award

Andrew Huebert, a graduate student studying cognitive psychology at Colorado State University, was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Psychonomic Society’s Graduate Travel Award.

Key early steps in gene expression captured in real time by CSU researchers

For the first time, CSU researchers have observed early RNA transcription dynamics by recording where, when and how RNA polymerase enzymes kick off transcription by binding to a DNA sequence.

Assistant professor develops novel methods for analyzing microbiome data

Human microbiome research seeks to better understand the role of our microbial communities and how they interact with their host, respond to their environment and influence disease. 

Study uncovers safety concerns with some air purifiers marketed for COVID-19

Joint university research finds some air purifiers may actually increase harmful airborne chemicals.

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