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Undergraduate Research

As America’s first research university, we have been tackling difficult questions and finding answers since 1876.

Every day, our faculty and students work side by side in a tireless pursuit of discovery, continuing our founding mission to bring knowledge to the world. Whether you study engineering, chemistry, music, anthropology, or all of the above, every student here—no matter his or her major—is an investigator.

Explore supernovae alongside a Nobel laureate. Learn how to make music with lasers. Create devices that will save lives in impoverished countries. Take a grand tour of the cities that inspired some of the Western world’s great thinkers—Venice, Florence, Paris, or London.

At Hopkins, you can do all of the above. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

From the Hub
Biomedical engineering
Student engineers take on common dialysis complication
Published Oct 29, 2019
Student startup Relavo is among the finalists at the National Collegiate Inventors Competition
Gilman Hall
Humanities
Hopkins announces inaugural Humanities Research Symposium
Published Oct 25, 2019
The symposium, to be held in April and named in honor of humanities scholar Richard Macksey, will welcome up to 400 undergrads from around the country to JHU for an exploration of humanities research
Biomedical engineering
Device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
Published July 16, 2019
Tissue-freezing probe developed by Hopkins students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings
Arts and Sciences
New funding for interdisciplinary humanities research
Published May 9, 2019
Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity supports undergrads interested in or currently pursuing research in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences
Undergraduate research
BME students win $10K prize for young inventors
Published April 24, 2019
Team Ithemba, named after the Zulu word meaning ‘hope,’ earn Lemelson-MIT award for their low-cost breast cancer screening tool

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