Student Research


Welcome to the site where we celebrate the research accomplishments of our students.


If you′re looking for your own opportunities for research, please explore the following links.

On Campus Research Opportunities

Other Research Opportunities

Recent Student Publications

Examples of recent student-authored papers and presentations:

Matthews, A ENVS’14, Ellis V, Hanson A’15, Roberts J’14 and Collins, MD.  Avian malaria in East Tennessee.  Association of Field Ornithologists and Wilson Ornithological Society.  Newport, Rhode Island, 2014.

DuBose ME ENVS’14Sieben T ENVS’14Menz J ’14Moore R ENVS’14Jabaily RS, Shepherd C and Boyle S.  Arboreal mapping of the Memphis Zoo.  

Blake M ’14. Adrenocorticoid activity in captive polar bears: relationship to reproductive and stress management. Dr. Katrina Knott, Memphis Zoo.  (Dr. Sarah Boyle)

Trycht, M ′16
, Videmsky A ′14. Avian malaria in South American bird communities.  (Dr. Michael  Collins)

Presentations given at URCAS (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium)

Past Student Research

Student Research 2013-2014 (pdf)
Student Research 2012-2013 (pdf)
Student Research 2011-2012 (pdf)
Student Research 2010-2011 (pdf)
Student Research 2009-2010 (pdf)
Student Research 2008-2009 (pdf)
Student Research 2007-2008 (pdf)
Student Research 2006-2007 (pdf)
Student Research 2005-2006 (pdf)
Student Research 2004-2005 (pdf)
Student Research 2003-2004 (pdf)
Student Research 2002-2003 (pdf)
Student Research 2001-2002 (pdf)
Student Research 2000-2001 (pdf)
Student Research 1999-2000 (pdf)

Rhodes Journal of Biological Sciences

Access Rhodes Journal of Biological Sciences here.