Expand your research skills
Research is critical to your nursing education. At the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, we provide you support, mentorship, and opportunities to explore and conduct health research as a nursing student.
Research Funding Opportunities
The Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
The Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP) offers fellowships for mentored research, guides to external research opportunities, travel grants for conference presentations, workshops and guidance on research and presentation skills, and the annual opportunity for students to present their work at the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium.
In Spring 2021, four undergraduate nursing students received a LUROP Provost Research Fellowship. The students and faculty mentors are:
- Miguel Camera, mentored by Angela Mahaffey
Project title: Expanding Safe Sanitization Methods to E-Learning Practices
- Katy Crouch, mentored by Kevin Mazor
Project title: Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Hand Hygiene Practices of Health Care Professionals
- Seth Huisenga, mentored by Stacey Meyers
Project title: The Lived Experience of Nursing Students in Nursing Education with Implicit Bias
- Emily Ligas, mentored by Kevin Mazor
Project title: Health Behaviors of College Age Diabetic Students During COVID-19
Undergraduate Nursing Research Council
Connect with the Undergraduate Nursing Research Council to learn how to develop a research proposal, engage in research discussions, and present your research and project findings to faculty and fellow students.
Read how the Undergraduate Nursing Research Council has helped recent graduates pursue meaningful research:
Contact faculty advisor Ann Solari-Twadell to learn more about Undergraduate Research.