Student Research

  • While many of the same research guidelines apply both to students and to faculty and staff members, some resources, opportunities, and guides are available specifically for students.

    The following information is designed to help guide students through the research process:

    Thesis-Dissertation Information

    Deadlines, Thesis-Dissertation Manual, required forms, and other important information

    Applied Research Lab

    The IUP Applied Research Lab (ARL) provides statistical assistance to students, faculty, and staff.

    Undergraduate Scholars Forum

    Provides undergraduate students with an opportunity for scholarly development by presenting their original research and creative endeavors.

    Graduate Scholars Forum

    Provides graduate students the opportunity to showcase their original scholarship.

    Conducting Responsible Research

    Find information about compliance and regulatory issues, the use of human and animal subjects in research, NSF implementation, technology transfer and intellectual property, and more.

    Poster presentation session at the Undergraduate Scholars Forum

    NSF Implementation of Responsible Conduct of Research

    Training information for students who will participate in NSF-funded projects


    A comprehensive list of policies associated with the research process

    Online Research Ethics Training

    IUP offers online training for faculty, staff, and students through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).

    Research Funding for Students

    Guidance for undergraduate and graduate students on how to find funding for their research