Student Research Opportunities at UNE
As an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student, you are encouraged to pursue research projects — in fact, 41% of UNE undergraduates engage in research. Recent projects include an analysis of the rainbow smelt population to study why it is on the decline, the impact of new technology on reading comprehension, and quantifying bacteria growing on sugar kelp. This work is highlighted through the annual Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium, an event developed and organized by student researchers.
At the graduate level, you are part of a community that includes future pharmacists, doctors of osteopathic medicine, dentists, and physical therapists as well as Ph.D. students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) program. Interprofessional opportunities allow you to learn together in research labs and clinical simulations, including UNE's state-of-the-art hospital simulation lab and National Institute of Health (NIH)-funded COBRE research cores. Graduate and professional student research and scholarship are showcased at events such as the College of Osteopathic Medicine Research Forum and the Department of Physical Therapy Research Day.
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Watch Student Research in Action
Clinical Simulation Lab for Health Professions Students
Archaeology Dig on Biddeford Campus
Office of Research
The University of New England is an R2 research university with a strong commitment to faculty-led student research. Among higher education institutions in Maine, UNE is No. 1 in NIH funding for biomedical research. Our centers for excellence serve as hubs for exciting and innovative work in the humanities, marine sciences, public health and health care, neuroscience, and more. The Office of Research provides tools and support for research and scholarly activities across the university.