Office of Undergraduate Research

Find a Research Project

There are approximately 200 research projects posted by UWM faculty members on this site. Use the links on this page to find projects that interest you. Think expansively. Look beyond your school or college, and think about your passions as well as your major. If you do not find something that interests you, do not despair! If you come to us with specific areas of interest, we can probably find a match for you beyond the projects listed here. If you have questions, just send a quick email to Kyla Esguerra, Associate Director, at kylam@uwm.edu.



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Examining the Efficacy of a Facebook-Mediated Intervention to Increase Steps per Day in Female Freshmen

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of social media to increase physical activity (PA) levels in college freshman. This 8-week, randomized-controlled trial will include 64...   Details

Exploratory study of nursing competence specific to genetics and genomics

Few efforts have been undertaken to assess the knowledge and skills of nurses relative to genetics and genomics. As a result, little is known about the current level of knowledge and competence...   Details

Feasibility and Acceptability of a Dyadic Observational Communication Study among HIV-positive African American Persons and Their Informal Support Providers

For this project, we will be interviewing 20 African American HIV-infected dyads to get a better understanding of the type of interpersonal support that they have and need, especially as it relates...   Details

Feedback: interactive art and virtual worlds

This research aims to explore issues of the embodied spectator in the digital age. Its resultant projects fall into two categories: interactive art and virtual worlds. The works in the first...   Details

Firefighter Health, Injury, and Performance - The Occupational Athlete

Firefighters are a unique occupational group due to the high physical and mental demands to successfully fulfill job performance responsibilities. The Fire Service Joint Labor Management...   Details

Fluid Dynamics & Biomechanics: Observing Zooplankton Behavior in the Presence of Micro Oil Droplets

Aquatic Food Web - fresh and marine water are the biota of micro-zooplankton feeding on algae and other suspended particles. Zooplankton, such as copepods and daphnia, act in turn as food sources...   Details

Fluidic Dynamics and Biomechanics: Observing Zooplankton Behavior in the Presence of Micro-bubbles

Micro-bubbles are known to be generated in aquatic environments by a variety of processes including: water turbulence, temperature and pressure changes, and chemical dispersion. Their presence has...   Details

Foreign direct investment and publicly available information: calculating a country information index

To develop an information index for a specific set of countries using publicly available information in news reports. This index will then be used to empirically assess the role of public...   Details

Gas turbine engine study

It is well-known that gas turbines are quite effective in topics such as power generation in industrial power plants, as well as in aerospace technologies, such as rocket and jet propulsion. Though...   Details

Genetic Studies to Understand How Bacteria Move over Surfaces

Bacterial mutants with defects in ability to crawl over surfaces will be analyzed using genetic, molecular biological, and microscopic techniques in order to understand the mechanism of cell movement...   Details