Research is organized study or investigation into a subject to discover facts and/or gather information to establish or revise a theory, or to develop a plan of action based on the facts discovered for the advancement of knowledge.
Participating in undergraduate research can provide opportunities for you to:
Some of the greatest benefits of being involved in research is the insight it gives you on:
For opportunites to develop your research skills see the links to the right.
(Adapted from the UW's Undergraduate Research Program. )