The mission of the Office of Student Research is to facilitate the engagement of students in scholarly andcreativeactivities related to their disciplines by providing resources that support both student scholars and faculty mentors.

Student research and creative activities are defined here as student engagement in original research, scholarly activity, and/or creative activity, mentored by a faculty member, with the goal of publication, presentation, performance, or exhibition of the results or products.

The purpose of this website is to provide a centralized location for all research and creative activities taking place on campus.



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Noted Linguist to Speak at CSUSB

Dr. Mary Bucholtz, a professor of linguistics at UC Santa Barbara, is recognized world-wide for her work on how social identitiesand cultural practices are expressed through linguistic interaction. Dr. Bucholtz will give the following presentation:

Respeta mi idioma: Promoting Linguistic Diversity and Sociolinguistic Justice through Youth Research and Activism, Oct. 23, 6:00 pm, Pfau Library, room 4005

Dr. Bucholtz will also be available in UH 053 at 4:00 on Thurs., Oct. 23 to speak personally with students about the Linguistics Ph.D. Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The event is sponsored by the CSUSB Linguistics Club, the CSUSB Department of English, and the Center for Prose Studies. See the flyer for more information.


The Office of Student Research Announces a Peer Statistics Specialist

Many students find statistics to be extremely challenging and demanding. Gerard E. Dallal’s article Is Statistics Hard illustrates why. In his article Dallal mentions that students struggle in statistics because they find the wording to be backwards, the methods to be convoluted, because they get confused with the idea that saying something failed to find an effect is different from showing there is no effect at all. The Office of Student Research has hired a Peer Statistics Specialist to assists students with questions about SPSS, data analysis, survey design and administration. For more information, please see Peer Statistics Specialist.


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