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Research. Explore. Discover.

Student researchers are a valuable part of our college and Ohio State. If you're interested in gaining real-world research experience, let us help you get started.

As a student, you'll have plenty of opportunities to share your discoveries with others. After all, what good are your discoveries if you don't share them?

Consider participating in the following:

Graduating With  Research Distinction (Non-Honors Program)

Click for guidelines and plan for research distinction.

Note: If you cannot open the plan, please download Acrobat Reader DC from the Adobe website.

Here's what you need to do:
  1. Decide what you want to research - what interests or intrigues you most? View a list of some student research topics.
  2. Select a research advisor
  3. Apply for funding

Explore our site to learn more and contact Pat Whittington if you have any questions or want to get involved in research on campus.


Pat Whittington, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Development
(614) 247-6236 or