Opportunities for research, scholarly, and creative activities
Research is not just for graduate students and faculty. It’s not just for scholars in the sciences either.
Join one of the many undergraduate students at Northern Arizona University getting involved in creative, scholarly, or research projects. Seize the chance to build your resume or portfolio for graduate school and beyond while working with renowned faculty.
Northern Arizona University is home to a number of labs and institutes that support undergraduate research. Additionally, each college of study offers several opportunities for students to conduct research, including:
- research courses
- field programs
- study sites
Colorado Plateau Analytical Labs Accordion Closed
Sedimentary Records of Environmental Change Laboratory
The Sedimentary Records of Environmental Change Laboratory invites undergraduate science majors to pursue paid research projects aimed at interpreting past environmental changes by analyzing the stratigraphic changes in various physical and biological properties of lake sediment sampled in cores from Alaskan lakes.
The Amino Acid Geochronology Laboratory
The Amino Acid Geochronology Laboratory invites undergraduate science majors to pursue paid research projects aimed at determining the ages of fossils by analyzing their amino acid content. The technique is used to solve a variety of research questions that require information about the age of prehistoric materials.
Family Violence Institute (FVI) Accordion Closed
NAU’s Family Violence Institute is committed to promoting healthier, safer, and more sustainable forms of intimate relationships and provide NAU students with opportunities to learn about and address family violence through internships, independent study projects, research projects, seminars and clinics. See the FVI brochure for more information.