Stanford Undergraduate Research Association

SURA is building and empowering the best collegiate researchers at Stanford and beyond.

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Mentorship Program

Experienced upperclassmen are paired with underclassmen interested in pursuing similar research. Mentors help their mentees navigate Stanford's complex research landscape.



The Stanford Research Conference (SRC) is the premier, intercollegiate research conference in North America. Students participate in professional development programming, plenary talks, a judged poster session, and networking events.

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Annually, SURA hosts faculty, lecturers, and research staff for professional development workshops and lectures. Previous speakers have included fellowship coordinators, Nobel laureates, and other tenured faculty.

We host many faculty dinners as well, open to any and all current Stanford undergraduates. These are announced via our listserv. [Join Mailing List]