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Research - Bringing Discoveries to Life

USCB ResearchDiscover Groundbreaking Research

As a student at USCB, you’ll be able to take advantage of research opportunities as an undergraduate that often mirror what major universities offer at the graduate level. It’s that simple. You’ll work side-by-side with our acclaimed faculty, have opportunities to present your findings at regional and national conferences, and distinguish yourself in the eyes of employers and graduate schools. Student research is an integral part of the regular curriculum as well as during the summer.

Conducting research as an undergraduate lets you tackle real world problems, use state of the art technology, and establish working relationships with leading experts in your field. Research results are published in national and international journals, and are presented annually at the university’s https://researchday.uscb.edu.

Research Support

Faculty: Faculty members at USCB have received external funding for their research projects from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, local county and city governments, and numerous non-governmental agencies and foundations. Internal funding is also available from USCB and from USC. Assistance with research and proposal development, proposal submission and budget management is available from the Grants and Controllers  offices.

Students: Many USCB students are supported as research assistants on faculty research grant awards. USCB students are also eligible to participate in the University of South Carolina’s Magellan Scholarship program. USCB students have been very successful in competing for these scholarships, which are designed to enrich and enhance the student experience by funding student research across all disciplines. Students in the program receive funding for their research projects, and enjoy close, mentoring relationships with faculty members, setting themselves apart in the eyes of future employers and graduate schools.