Peer Research Ambassadors

Meet the OURI Peer Research Ambassadors

Peer Research Ambassadors are Rice students who have engaged in research, design, and creative work during their undergraduate careers and want to help other students get involved. Ambassadors host office hours and attend OURI workshops and events in order to share information specific to their academic schools. They also serve as an advisory board, providing feedback to OURI staff on how to improve outreach efforts.

Office Hours for Peer Research Ambassadors:

Office Hours will resume in Fall 2022.

Ambassadors will not be available for meetings over the summer months. If you are have questions about undergraduate research, please email ouri@rice.edu.

Check out the Peer Research Ambassador FAQs about setting yourself up for success for your first research experience!

Advice from past Peer Research Ambassadors:

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Jay Bethea

History, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, Classical Studies, & Business (Minor)


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Katherine Chen

Bioengineering


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Aman Eujayl

Mechanical Engineering


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Eli Mendoza

Psychology


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Aditi Patel

Biochemistry & Cell Biology

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Anika Sonig

Cognitive Science


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Nyla Vela

Ambassador Student Director


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Lily Wieland

Philosophy & Medical Humanities