Faculty Director: Dr. Chad Risko

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is driven to empower UK undergraduates with knowledge and skills critical to their development as citizens and leaders of their communities through experiential learning. To achieve this mission, the OUR vision is to provide all UK undergraduates opportunities to pursue mentored research and creative work to discover, invent, and create the never before..

In 2020, the Office of Undergraduate Research was moved under the Office of the Vice President for Research’s office.

In 2021, Dr. Chad Risko became the faculty director of the Office of Undergraduate Research.


Browse the Office of Undergraduate Research Collections:

5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition


Oswald Research and Creativity Competition

Posters-at-the-Capitol Presentations

Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

Undergraduate Summer Research