UQ has a wide range of Winter Research projects available to suit many interests and disciplines, across a number of Schools, Institutes and Centres.

As eligibility requirements and project lengths vary, we recommend that you contact the relevant faculty/school/institute/centre for comprehensive information about available projects, project length, and specific eligibility requirements.

Faculty of Business, Economics & Law

The Faculty has an extensive research agenda that encourages collaborative research and the development of innovative and practical ideas. Faculty researchers are recognised internationally for both the academic quality of their work and their engagement with public and private sector organisations.

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

School of Economics

Megan Sandaver, m.sandaver@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6781

TC Beirne School of Law

Heather Lam, h.lam@law.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 2293

UQ Business School

Karen Morgan, researchteam@business.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 8054

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology develops graduates to support industry and brings together some of the world’s leading researchers in the fields of engineering, architecture, multimedia design and information technology.The Faculty's research strengths include: Architecture, Biomedical and Biological Engineering, Energy and Power, Intelligent Systems, Hypersoncis, Materials Engineering, Mining and Minerals Technology, and Water Engineering. 

Engineering students may be able to count participation in the Winter Research Program towards their Professional Practice requirement. 

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

School of Civil Engineering

Katie Allan, enquiries@civil.uq.edu.au, 07 3363 1397

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Alexandra Peake, cswk-studies@itee.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 2097

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering

Karen Foster, enquiries@mechmining.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3668

School of Architecture

Bernard Llanos, office@architecture@uq.edu.au, 3365 3537

School of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (HABS) is a world leader in health education and research. More than $300 million has been invested in new infrastructure providing state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence and Australia’s largest tertiary oral health centre.

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Michael Hong, k.hong@uq.edu.au, 3346 9023

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Bridget Moore, research.shrs@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7138

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Sandrine Kingston-Ducrot, research-admin@hms.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7138

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work  

Audrey Brown, nmsw.research@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 1666

School of Pharmacy

Deryk McLeod, research@pharmacy.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 1926

School of Psychology

Bridget Moore, psyresearch@psy.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7138

School of Dentistry

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) is where studying the human experience translates into value for future generations. With HASS you can explore your ideas and passions, looking at past and present game-changers to shape the future you want for yourself and your world. The unique institutes and centres within this faculty have placed UQ highly in all the major world rankings, and attracted major social sciences research investment from the public and private sector.

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

HASS Faculty Student Futures Team

Yvonne Oberhollenzer, studentfutures@hass.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6322

Institute for Social Science Research

Dr Lisa Pope, l.pope@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 1298

School of Communication and Arts

James Norris, research.commarts@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3055

School of Languages and Cultures

Joanne Hopper, officemanager@languages-cultures.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6311

School of Social Science

Julia Alldridge, socialscience@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3152

School of Historial and Philosophical Inquiry

Sweta Misra, sweta.misra@uq.edu.au, 3365 1416

The UQ Critical Thinking Project 

School of Education

School of Music 

School of Political Science and International Studies 


Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is continuing to build capacity in key enabling like genomics, medicinal chemistry and drug development. UQ has invested substantially in building optimum environments in which to study these clinically relevant disciplines and other global health challenges.

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

Centre for Clinical Research
Centre for Health Service Research
Centre for Online Health
Faculty of Medicine
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
School of Biomedical Sciences
School of Public Health

Grace Raki, med.researchsummer@uq.edu.au, 07 334 65315

Mater Research Institute (MRI-UQ)

Sarah Doyle, student.enquiries@mater.uq.edu.au, 3343 7613

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is recognised as a powerhouse for some of the world’s leading scientists, teachers, science programs and commercial outcomes.

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

School of Biological Sciences

Gail Walter, biologyadmin@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7082

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Lucy Holyoak, adminenquiries@scmb.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6190

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Joe Symons, j.symons@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6695

School of Mathematics and Physics

John Cohen, john.cohen@uq.edu.au, 3365 3272

School of Veterinary Science

Gene Goldby, vetinternaladmin@uq.edu.au, 07 5460 1143

School of Agriculture and Food Science 

Institutes & Centres

In partnership with government, industry and donors, UQ has developed eight globally-recognised Research Institutes in a comprehensive range of disciplines, including the biosciences, nanotechnology, sustainable development and social science. 

Available projects

2020 Winter Projects aren't currently advertised.

Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation 

Michelle Quinn, teaching.awards@uq.edu.au, 33656351

Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research

Matthew Gullo, m.gullo@uq.edu.au, 3365 5150

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Liz Edan, e.eden@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 2168

Queensland Brain Institute

Janet Voight, collaborators@qbi.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 6364

Sustainable Minerals Institute

Dr Olumide Ogunmodimu, o.ogunmodimu@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 5808

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health*

Emily Brand, poche@uq.edu.au, 07 3443 3103
*Given the objectives of this Centre, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are especially encouraged to apply

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences

Sharon Grant, s.grant@uq.edu.au, 3443 2445

Student Employability Centre

Cate Clifford, c.clifford@uq.edu.au, 3346 1491

Centre for Advanced Imaging

Maria Moran, maria.moran@cai.uq.edu.au, 3365 1785

Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Joseph Garrett, j.garrett@uq.edu.au, 3346 2111

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) 

UQ Art Museum



The Student Guidelines document outlines the general eligibility requirements for the program.

We recommend that you follow the links to the relevant units' websites to confirm any specific eligibility requirements.


2019 Winter Applications have closed.