No matter what your curiosity, the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (OUR) has a program to help you explore it. Whether you are in your first year at Pitt or nearing graduation, and no matter what your major or field of study, you can be a part of the meaningful research being done at Pitt. You may want to work closely with one of Pitt’s expert faculty members on their project, or you may want to propose a project of your own. No matter your path, you’ll grow as a researcher and a creative thinker while achieving significant academic milestones.

All you need is a question and the desire to know more. So go ahead. Choose a program as your starting point. And see where you can go when you follow your curiosity.

Two students discuss a research project in the Commons Room.
Curiosity Hours

Follow your curiosity

Do you have questions about potential research and creative activities at Pitt? Stop by Curiosity Hours to discuss your ideas and questions with an Undergraduate Mentor. 

Wednesdays from 1-2 PM 
1431 Posvar Hall

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Research Resources
Informational Events

Attend an informational event to learn more about research opportunities, gain insight on crafting a research proposal, and connect with other students who are exploring research at Pitt.

Research-related Courses

Learn how to connect to research and creative projects across disciplines, interests and methodologies through First Approaches to Research (FA-R). Then dig deeper with hands-on experience through First Experiences in Research (FE-R).

Forbes & Fifth

This student-led undergraduate journal features dynamic works of writing and art with an interdisciplinary focus. You can find many different types of research and creative expression within the pages of Forbes & Fifth