Established in 1964 by former University of Kentucky (UK) President John Oswald, the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition encourages research and creative activities by undergraduate students at UK. The objectives of the program are to stimulate creative work by undergraduate students and to recognize individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement.

All submissions are sent anonymously to faculty reviewers in related fields and are judged based on a rubric. They are judged on originality, clarity of expression, scholarly or artistic contribution, and the validity, scope and depth of the project or investigation.

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Winning Entries from 2020

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Pit Stop, Lainey Barschak

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Feeding a Growing Population--Feasibility of Leghemoglobin as Visual Marker for Facilitating Plant Genetics Based Nutritional Improvement, Rebecca E. Caldbeck

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Touch Sanitation: Maintenance Art as Ecofeminism, Haley Drake

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A Content Analysis of Representations of Women's Bisexuality in American Popular Music, 2008-2018, Haley D. Hintz

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The Coffee in Your Cup: Reviewing Fair Trade’s Impact on Development, Elena Liu

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The Pinnacle, Allyson McNulty

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A Legacy Through Carnations, Tara Pulaski

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A CsI Detector Array for the NDTGamma Test Measurement, Diana V. Sahibnazarova

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"Hag" (Diptych), Claire Thompson

Winning Entries from 2019

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Remembering Wonder, Emily Andreasson and Lindsey L. Fay

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WonderEdge, Grace E. Butler

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Microfibers Are Not Delicious, Meredith A. Coffey

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Spatial Positioning and Operating Parameters of a Rotary Bell Sprayer: 3D Mapping of Droplet Size Distributions, Adnan Darwish Ahmad, Binit B. Singh, Mark Doerre, Ahmad M. Abubaker, Masoud Arabghahestani, Ahmad A. Salaimeh, and Nelson K. Akafuah

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The History of Latino Students at the University of Kentucky, 1865-2019, Daniela Gamez Salgado

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I Hide My Skin For Society's Purpose, Alexis Hogsten

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A Portrait of Myself: Gaze Through the Eyes of Florine Stettheimer, Sydney A. Mullins

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A Not-So Beautiful Mind: A Review of the Genetics of Schizophrenia, Lydia Pack

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Effects of SUV39H1 and SUV420H1/H2 on Programmed Genome Rearrangement in Petromyzon marinus, Claire A. Scott

Winning Entries from 2018

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Client Protection Regulations for Microfinance Institutions in Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania, Hanna Carlson

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An Assessment of Disability Access at the University of Kentucky, Megan S. Coffinbargar

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Some Poems, Haley Drake

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Effects of Environmental Conditions on c-fos Expression in Rat Nucleus Accumbens After Remifentanil, Usman Z. Hamid, Rebecca S. Hofford, and Michael T. Bardo

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The Potential Electoral Influence of Internet Memes, Sierra K. Hatfield

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Gathering My Friends, Samantha Hensley

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When This You See, Remember Me: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and World War I Monuments, Alyssa M. Mertka