Why undergraduate research at Elon University?

Research in the physics department focuses on student involvement during every step of scientific process with students often starting in their first year. Students collect and analyze their own data, communicate their work in writing, and present their results at conferences and workshops. Student ownership of each project is paramount and many publish their work in peer reviewed journals. Topics for student research in the department are numerous, with a wide ranging expertise of the faculty. Opportunities for conference presentations, travel funding, research grants, and summer research are provided through Undergraduate Research Program.


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