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Research Opportunities for Students

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing offers a variety of research opportunities for both undergraduate as well as graduate students interested in exploring research and scholarship.

Undergraduate Opportunities

Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (CURCA)

Through the Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities, you too can be a part of this exciting world of discovery. Ranked among the nation’s leading research universities, UB is committed to nurturing and supporting research and creative work across all academic disciplines.

NURSE: Nursing Undergraduate Research Summer Experience

This mentored 10-week summer research experience provides hands-on research experience for UB students who are interested in nursing careers with a strong emphasis in research.

Using Informatics to Improve Care Transitions for Chronically Ill

Assistant Professor Sharon Hewner has an opportunity for students to explore how getting the right information to the nurse care-coordinator immediately after discharge and decision support tools can improve care quality, make care more patient-centered, prevent re-hospitalization and reduce costs.

Compensation: Academic credit

For more information, please contact:

Sharon Hewner, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

301A Wende Hall

Phone: 716-829-2092

Email: hewner@buffalo.edu

Graduate Opportunities

iSEED Opportunities

iSEED Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities

iSEED focuses on excellence in education, engagement in research, mentoring and enhancement of professional development central to the UB mission.

The iSEED Summer Research Experience provides undergraduate students hands-on research opportunites at UB.

The iSEED Graduate Scholars program is a professional development program designed to mentor PhD students and introduce them to the skills they will need as professional scientists.

Compensation:  Research stipend and tuition

Contact Information:

                Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN
                Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
                School of Nursing, 101C Wende Hall
                Phone: (716) 829-2260
                E-mail: yc73@buffalo.edu

NURSE – Nursing Undergraduate Research Summer Experience

A funded mentored 10-week summer research experience working with a UB School of Nursing faculty member on their research team for up to four UB undergraduate students. Includes seminars with UB Medical School summer research program.

For UB students who are interested in nursing and health science careers with a strong interest in research who have completed at least one year (full time equivalent) of undergraduate study.

Application dates will be posted on the UB SON website end of fall semester 2016 with a deadline in early Spring – please watch for these dates on the website http://nursing.buffalo.edu/.

Compensation:  Research stipend

Contact Information:

                Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN
                Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
                School of Nursing, 101C Wende Hall
                Phone: (716) 829-2260
                E-mail: yc73@buffalo.edu               

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