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PROGRAMS

We offer a diverse range of research programs, designed to suit a range of ages and experience levels.

Each Program has a Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter session.

The application deadline for the Spring 2022 cohort is February 13, 2022.

The Priority Admission deadline for the Summer 2022 cohort is March 13, 2022.

Apply for our programs here.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

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INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH PROGRAM

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PREMIUM RESEARCH & PUBLICATION PROGRAM

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RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

  • 12-week research program

  • 9 individual sessions with world-class researcher

  • 2 individual sessions with writing coach

  • 5 workshops on research process

  • A 15-page research paper

  • 16-week program

  • 15 individual sessions with world-class researcher

  • 4 individual sessions with writing coach

  • 5 workshops on research process

  • 4 individual sessions with publication specialist

  • Publication plan created by Lumiere publication team for student

  • 6-12 month program

  • 24-30 individual sessions with world-class researcher

  • 6 individual sessions with writing coach

  • 5 workshops on research process

  • 4 individual sessions with publication specialist

  • Publishing and sharing the paper at a college-level journal or prestigious competition/conference.

 
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LUMIERE RESEARCH SCHOLAR CURRICULUM

The timeline for a Lumiere Research Program

 

WEEK 1

Meet with your mentor and align on a topic

WEEK  2-4

Explore the topic and identify the research question

WEEK  5-9

Write research paper with 1-1 support from research mentor

WEEK  10-12

Revise paper, submit, and present at the Lumiere Research Symposium

AVAILABLE RESEARCH TOPICS

Our courses explore different themes including, but not limited to:

BIOLOGY

Biotechnology
The Human Body & Diseases

PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology of Organizations

PHYSICS

Astrophysics

ECONOMICS

Behavioral Economics
Economics Policy Analysis

DATA SCIENCE

Deep Learning

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Machine Learning
Software Development Systems

GENDER STUDIES

Gender & Education in Global & Comparative Perspectives 

Reproductive Politics 

ENGINEERING

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Chemical & Biology Engineering

CHEMISTRY

Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
Chemical Kinetics & Dynamics

BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Technology Adoptions in Firms

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

International Policy 
International Security

ENVIRONMENT & THE WORLD

Understanding Global Warming
Environmental History of Earth

Students will also be able to customize their own research topic, if not currently available in the above offerings.