Peer Research Ambassadors

Presenting Your Research With Confidence. By PRA Lily.

The Peer Research Ambassadors are UConn students who have engaged in research and creative activity during their undergraduate careers and want to help other students get involved. Ambassadors attend OUR workshops and help represent OUR at events such as career fairs and open houses. They also serve as an informal advisory board, sharing feedback with OUR administrators on how to improve outreach efforts and programming.

In addition, Peer Research Ambassadors are available to talk with students and share advice about getting started with and engaging in research, scholarship, and/or creative projects. If you're looking to get involved in these activities, it is extremely valuable to hear directly from other students about their experiences. Meet with a Peer Research Ambassador during a group drop-in advising session or schedule a one-on-one advising conversation.

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Presenting Your Research With Confidence
By Lily Zhong, Peer Research Ambassador

It can be intimidating to create a poster for the first time and even more nerve wracking to present your poster to others at a professional conference. Here are a few things to keep in mind that helped me stay calm and present with confidence.

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Peer Research Ambassador Profiles

Click on the Ambassador photos below for their full profiles and to contact an Ambassador.

Alexandra Bettencourt '21.
Mukund Desibhatla '21.
Claire Fresher '22.
Brendan Hogan '21
Anisha Jain '21.
Pavitra Makarla '21.
Kerry Morgan '21.
OUR Peer Research Ambassador Shreya Murthy.
Oreo Olowe '21.
Ariana Rojas '21.
Sarah Tsuruo '21.
Lily Zhong '21.