Fall18 SPUR-A Global Conversation: Reflections from the First World Congress on Undergraduate Research

Keywords: collaborative research global dialogue international research undergraduate research

Author: Julio Rivera; Maher Khelifa; Bushra Abu Hamdah; Aisha Mohammed Al-Hamadi; Emma S. Zdgiebloski
Institution: Carthage College; Qatar University: Drexel University
Issue and Volume: SPUR fall 2018, vol 2, no 1

Description: The inaugural World Congress on Undergraduate Research was held at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar, on Nov 13–15, 2016. This was the first opportunity for the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR), and the British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) to cosponsor an event in partnership with Qatar University. The congress was an important step in advancing the internationalization
of undergraduate research.