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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.

Applications for the Fall cohort close on  August 22, 2021. Apply here.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

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TOPIC-FOCUSED RESEARCH PROGRAM

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INDIVIDUAL
RESEARCH PROGRAM

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PREMIUM RESEARCH PUBLICATION PROGRAM

  • 12-week research program 

  • 5 individual sessions with world-class researcher

  • 4 seminar sessions with world-class researcher (2-4 students)

  • 2 individual sessions with writing coach

  • 5 workshops on research process

  • A 15-page research paper

  • 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

  • 6 individual sessions with publication specialist

  • Publication plan created by Lumiere publication team for student

 
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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.