A clearinghouse for undergraduate science research; particularly best mentoring practices.
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Below are some links to undergraduate research mentoring resources.
A guide to mentoring undergraduates in the lab.Contact me for reprints!
A comprehensive guide to successful undergrad research by WebGURU at Northeastern U
Strategies in mentoring undergrads from CUR (the council on undergraduate research)
Lab management skills from HHMI
CUR’s “how to series” on all aspects of undergrad science research
How to run a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) by ucar. Advice applies to other PhD labs with undergrads!
Ten Time-Saving Tips for Undergraduate Research Mentors
NETWORKSNRMnet a national mentoring networks for science mentors
PURM Perspectives on undergraduate research and mentoring
Student research competition BIOMOD “Biomolecular design” competition.
IGEM “synthetic biology”
SEMINAL PAPERSSeminal paper: “becoming a scientist:The role of undergraduate research in students' cognitive, personal, and professional development”
Seminal paper: “Learning science through research apprenticeships: A critical review of the literature”
FUNDINGA comprehensive list of funding sources from WebGURU
More resources here soon.