Do research with award winning faculty, community organizations and top companies. Lead your own research and begin a lifetime of creating knowledge and improving the world.

What are research and project experiences?

Campus, community and industry mentored research and project experience.

By the Numbers

  • 200
    Research and community immersive scholars
  • 165
    Number of undergraduates participating in research with faculty
  • $3,000
    Amount of stipend for Emerging Scholars

Meet Our Student Researchers

Abby McNulty presents her project at the Student Research Symposium
Abby McNulty '21
Accounting

Through the Manning School’s Business and Entrepreneur Scholars in Training program, Abby McNulty developed a case study analysis of the Columbia Gas explosions.

It’s been great not just for my research skills, but also my public speaking and communication skills.
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Hannah Daly talks with Asst. Prof. of Philosophy Nick Evans
Hannah Daly '18
Political Science

Hannah Daly researched the opioid crisis with one professor and the alt-right with another. She’s already published the results of a public opinion survey she helped design, and now she wants to use her research skills to influence public policy on behalf of women.

I really love the Political Science Department at UMass Lowell. The professors really want you to succeed.
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Exercise Physiology major Patrick Pang does research at The New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at UMass Lowell
Patrick Pang '21
Exercise Physiology

Patrick Pang knew he wanted hands-on experience conducting research. As a college freshman in the Immersive Scholar program, he conducted research on protective wear that helps prevent injuries.

My experience in the Immersive Scholar program has unlocked a gateway to a whole new world of research and knowledge previously hidden to me.
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Matthew Clancy works on his CubeSat in UMass Lowell's MakerSpace
Matthew Clancy '20
Mechanical Engineering

As a sophomore, Matthew Clancy designed a small satellite with a vital mission: getting children and teens excited about their STEM studies and aerospace careers. Now he’s developing his LEARNsat for NASA launch.

We get to learn industry-relevant skills that aren’t offered in other programs.
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Syeda Nizami
Syeda Nizami '18
English & Psychology

Syeda Nizami is using scholarships, research fellowships and work-study jobs to graduate with low debt, so she can afford a career helping others instead of working to pay off student loans.

I wanted to push myself to be better. The Honors College is tougher.
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