Events & Workshops

Are you an undergraduate doing research on campus this summer?  Please join us for our workshop series, LYRE!


LYRE Program


In collaboration with the Directors of Academic Engagement, the Undergraduate Research Support Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Learning through Your Research Experiences, or LYRE, Program!

LYRE is a series of workshops offered to all undergraduate students conducting research at Duke over the summer and designed to help you process what you’re learning, develop your skills as a researcher, and prepare for more opportunities. The workshops are offered in June and July, and you are invited to all of them. Feel free to attend those that seem the most beneficial to you (You can pick and choose). Unfortunately, we will not be offering these on zoom. 


June 06: Welcome and Meet & Greet

June 10: What is Research and Inquiry-Based Learning?

June 14: How to Communicate and Align Expectations with Mentors

June 18: Self-Efficacy as an Undergraduate Researcher

June 21: How to Give and Receive Feedback

June 24: Research Communication

June 26: Writing Abstracts and Making Posters

July 02: Personal Values and Research

July 08: Grad School 101

July 10: Securing Letters of Recommendation

*2:00-3:00, July 17: Writing Personal Statements

*4:00-5:30, July 18: Undergraduate Research Party at Krafthouse

*2:00-3:00 July 24: Poster Review before Symposium

*9:00-12:00, July 26: Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium


All the workshops will be a brown-bag lunch model and held in Rubenstein Library 349 from 12:00-1:00 unless otherwise noted.

If you are interested in attending, just come on in!


There is also an afternoon party for all undergraduate researchers on Thursday, July 18th and you are encouraged to present your work at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium on July 26th!











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