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Office of Research Affairs

Student Research Center

  • Gathering Data

    Gathering Data is a key part of the research process.

    Students Doing Research
  • Producing a Poster

    Producing a poster is a key part of the research process.

    Producing a Poster
  • The Fog of Research

    The fog of research ......  research is never easy, and sometimes you feel like you are in a fog, but it is very rewarding.

    Guy West bridge in the fog

Upcoming Student Research Center Events:

31st Annual CSU Systemwide Student Research Competition, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Friday April 28-29, 2017

Upcoming Discipline-Specific Events:

42nd West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC)  April 22, 2017, Santa Clara University

Summer 2017 Research Opportunities - click here for a list of discipline-specific, paid and unpaid summer research opportunities. REU listing

Past Events:

2017 Student Research Symposium success!

The 2017 Sacramento State Student Research Symposium, held at the University Union, showcased the original scholarly work of 101 students – 76 undergraduates and 25 graduates – who delivered their findings in either poster or oral presentations. Symposium winners were awarded the Provost’s Award for Research Excellence and received $500 for oral presentations and $250 for poster presentations. The four oral presentation winners from the Symposium will join forces with six additional top oral competitors to represent Sac State at the California State University Student Research Competition on April 28-29 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Here is a link to the 2017 Symposium winners:  http://csus.edu/research/studentresearch/2017studentresearchsymposiumwinners.html

Provost’s Student Research Fall Forum was Monday, November 7th in the Redwood Room at the University Union. Click to view the program as a PDF.