Background on Student Research at Channel Islands
One of my chief emphases at CI is promoting and sustaining student research, especially undergraduate research. I am the lead on an effort to institutionalize student research through the creation of a center for student research. Among our initiatives is an Interdisciplinary Research Learning Community. Students from a variety of disciplines (physical and social sciences, humanities, and nursing) are joined together to share their discipline-based research and develop themselves as researchers. This coming year we will expand this concept as a Living-Learning Community for first-year students from across disciplines.
Listen to what our students have to say about the value of student research: