Research Resources

Getting Started in Research


Your Research Poster & Presentations
Templates
PowerPoint Poster Tips
Creating Effective Posters (North Carolina State University)
Writing and Presentation Help
PowerPoint for Presentations
Presentation Skills


Institutional Review Board
Research Involving Human Subjects

Writing Resources
UH Writing Center
Purdue Online Writing Lab
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th edition)
Strunk and White's The Elements of Style (4th edition)
How to Read a Scientific Journal Article
How to Write an Abstract


UH Library Resources
UH Libraries Research Guides (including UH Subject Librarians)
Interlibrary Loan
Citation Management Tools


Research Management and Ethics
Research Integrity
Lab Notebook
Notebook Guidelines
Avoiding Plagiarism 
Retraction Watch


Opportunities to Present on Research
National Conference on Undergraduate Research
CUR -- Posters on the Hill
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Undergraduate Research Travel Fellowship Program (funding is no longer available for the 2014-2015 academic year)
Other Presentation Opportunities


Opportunities to Fund Your Presenting on Research
Undergraduate Research Travel Fellowship Program
CUR Travel Award -- Biology
CUR Travel Award -- Social Sciences
CUR Travel Award -- Arts and Humanities


TED Talks
Melissa Marshall: Talk nerdy to me
Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown
TED Playlist: Making sense of too much data