Powell Undergraduate Research Week

Powell Undergraduate Research Week showcases and celebrates student research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Open to all UCLA undergraduates engaged in humanities, arts, and social sciences research, the week provides opportunities for students to present their research to the campus and broader community.

Dates: May 12-16, 2014
Location: Powell Library (UCLA College Library)
Applications (abstracts) due: April 15, 2014
*The abstract submission period begins March 1, 2014!

Undergraduate Research Week 2014 also includes Science Poster Day for students in the life sciences, physical sciences. and engineering.


  • UCLA undergraduate students who have completed one or more quarters of research on a social sciences, humanities, or arts project (through SRP contracts; 199, 198, 196, or equivalent research classes; or independent or volunteer research under the guidance of a faculty mentor) are eligible to participate. For students in the arts, a research project may be a creative work (painting, digital media, etc.).
  • Students apply to present their work in either the oral presentation or poster sessions.
  • All students are encouraged to apply for the poster sessions.
  • Due to space limitations, students applying to give oral presentations must first have been nominated by their department or research scholarship program. Students who have been nominated will receive e-mail notifications of their nomination by March 10, 2014.


Apply to present your work by submitting an abstract through MyUCLA, under “Campus Life,” click on “Survey.” You should see the Powell Undergraduate Research Week Application survey.

The abstract submission period is March 1 to April 15, 2014. No late abstracts will be accepted.

Before applying, please be sure to read the Abstract, Presentation, and Poster Guidelines pages! Also listed on these pages are helpful abstract, presentation, and poster workshops for you to attend.


If you have any questions, please contact:
Undergraduate Research Center – Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
A334 Murphy Hall