Dates: Projects are available for between 6-10 weeks over the summer break (from mid-November to mid-February).

Applications: Now Open.

By participating in the program scholars will gain valuable academic and professional skills, have an opportunity to develop links with industry and academic contacts, and can test drive research before embarking on further research studies or higher degree research projects.

Undergraduate research at UQ provides a range of benefits including:

  • an opportunity to develop new skills and enhance employability;
  • access to research networks and connections with other staff and postgraduate students;
  • supervision by outstanding researchers;
  • access to world class facilities and experiences that you may not have otherwise been exposed to; and
  • the possibility of obtaining credit towards your degree.

Eligibility

Participation in the UQ Summer Research Program is open to undergraduate (including honours) or masters by coursework students, who:

  • are currently enrolled at UQ
  • are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline
  • have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree
  • have the potential to and an interest in undertaking postgraduate study (masters or PhD)

Program guidelines

Participants are expected to participate in the program according to the UQ Summer Research Guidelines. Please note that these guidelines are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the current HMNS Summer research projects
  2. Contact the project supervisor for additional information
  3. Apply online before the deadline. More details.

Visit the UQ Student Employability Centre (UQSEC) for more information about the UQ Summer Research Program.