Insights from a Convocation: Integrating Discovery-Based Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum

CBE Life Sci Educ. Summer 2016;15(2):fe2. doi: 10.1187/cbe.16-03-0118.


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a convocation in 2015 to explore and elucidate opportunities, barriers, and realities of course-based undergraduate research experiences, known as CUREs, as a potentially integral component of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. This paper summarizes the convocation and resulting report.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Curriculum*
  • Humans
  • Research / education*
  • Students
  • Universities*