Committee on Research

A major objective of the Committee on Research is to encourage faculty and student research and creative activity on campus and to enhance that aspect of the educational mission of the College.

The Committee is charged with:

  1. Facilitating the Student Grant Program for Research and Creative Activity, including reviewing applications and making awards.
  2. Supporting Student Research and Creative Activity (SRCA) Day.
  3. Reviewing policies and new initiatives and providing feedback to key stakeholders.

    Student Grant Program for Research & Creative Activity

    * Coming soon - new fall 2020 call for applications *

    The links below are for informational purposes only.

    "Traditional" Student Grants for Research & Creative Activity

    Applications are accepted each semester for funding of up to $1,500/project (plus student and faculty stipends) for students to conduct original research or creative work with faculty sponsorship. 

    Research/Creative Activity "Shadowing" Track

    Funding is intended to broaden student engagement in research/CA, whereby a student with little-to-no experience joins a faculty member’s research/CA endeavor as an “observer” or a junior team member. Budgets can include up to $500 for project expenses, plus stipends for both the faculty mentor and the ‘shadow’ student. 

    "Course-based" Research/Creative Activity Track

    The “Course-based” Track supports activities that expose students to the breadth, depth, and application of scholarly/creative work. Faculty can apply for funding of up to $1,000 for a variety of activities that would enhance the research/CA element of a course (both classroom-based and/or remotely taught). 

    More information and application materials for the above funding tracks

    Link here for Student Grant Program fiscal orientation.

    2018 SURC

    In lieu of a 2018 SRCA Day, the campus hosted the annual SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) on Friday, April 20, 2018. SURC featured 283 projects presented by students from 35 different SUNY and CUNY institutions in poster sessions, oral presentation sessions, and performance and art venues. These included 139 presentations representing the work of 206 SUNY Oneonta students with 86 faculty mentors fro 27 different departments.


    Many students also attend and/or present projects at discipline-specific regional, national and international scholarly conferences, with travel funding supported through the D'Antonio Undergraduate Student Travel for Excellence Program and/or the Student Travel for Excellence Fund


    SUNY Oneonta is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).


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