Research

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Boldly Explore. Tackle research challenges in the real world as a thinker, doer and innovator. Help underprivileged kids, examine literacy in a rural community or push aesthetic boundaries by composing a musical score. Inquire, investigate and immerse yourself in your field of study. Innovative research and critical thinking are integral to the dynamic culture at UNH, home to one of the nation’s largest and most diverse research conferences and among the top 125 research universities in the country. In the College of Liberal Arts, you’ll collaborate with our renowned faculty on groundbreaking research in the social sciences, education, the humanities, and the fine and performing arts. Do enterprising, original work. Raise the bar.

Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research

As a major research university, UNH provides all students with the unique and valuable opportunity to conduct research during their undergraduate years.

UNH's Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides the resources and financial support for the research, scholarly and creative projects of UNH students. Whether it's investigating moose habitat, examining the effects of the European monetary union, or composing music for a dance concert, each year students from all fields of study receive grants to embark on their own explorations.

Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

  • Geography Major | Aerospace Research Analyst
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I'm a research analyst at MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace. I perform research activities for one of the largest manufacturers of aerospace bearings in the world. These activities include compiling monthly reports for 9 factories in 5...
    Geography Major | Aerospace Research Analyst
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I'm a research analyst at MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace. I perform research activities for one of the largest manufacturers of aerospace bearings in the world. These activities include compiling monthly reports for 9 factories in 5...
  • Classics and Russian Majors | Owner of Linguistics Company
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in classics and Russian and a minor in linguistics, I went on to earn my M.A. in translation from the University of Exeter in south England. From there, I worked as a...
    Classics and Russian Majors | Owner of Linguistics Company
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in classics and Russian and a minor in linguistics, I went on to earn my M.A. in translation from the University of Exeter in south England. From there, I worked as a...
  • German Major | Admissions Counselor Higher Ed
    What are you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am a military admission counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. I have always loved education, and applied for the admission counselor position to help others further their own. I help students every day to pick...
    German Major | Admissions Counselor Higher Ed
    What are you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am a military admission counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. I have always loved education, and applied for the admission counselor position to help others further their own. I help students every day to pick...
  • English/Journalism Major | Owner and Chief Copywriter at KGM Strategic Marketing
    As an English/Journalism major, I spent a lot of time at Hamilton Smith. I remember how anxious I was to start my newspaper internship, which ended up being the best job training ever.
    English/Journalism Major | Owner and Chief Copywriter at KGM Strategic Marketing
    As an English/Journalism major, I spent a lot of time at Hamilton Smith. I remember how anxious I was to start my newspaper internship, which ended up being the best job training ever.
  • Studio Art Major | Self-Employed Artist
    Matt's recent trip to Madagascar has inspired him to create artwork featuring the endangered radiated tortoise.
    Studio Art Major | Self-Employed Artist
    Matt's recent trip to Madagascar has inspired him to create artwork featuring the endangered radiated tortoise.

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