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2022 UR-STEM Project Descriptions

Undergraduate Research in STEM (UR-STEM) is a paid summer research opportunity for NKU students early in their college careers. The project descriptions found on this page are the summer 2022 project opportunities for student researchers.

Select students will be hired to work over the summer in the following project categories:

  • Summer Part-time Experience: $1,400 (20 hours/week for 8 weeks)
  • Summer Mini-Project Experience: $350 (10 hours/week for 4 weeks)
The 2022 application period is closed. The next opportunity to apply for a UR-STEM experience is February 2023. You may refer to the 2022 projects below to get an idea for the type of research NKU STEM faculty are conducting with students.


  1. Select a STEM subject menu item below to explore the faculty research projects available.

  2. Should you find a project that interests you, proceed to the Undergraduate Research webpage to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements, review the process, and apply.
    Review UR-STEM Student Requirements & Apply*

*The application period will begin on February 1st.