UQ has a wide range of Summer Research projects available to suit many interests and disciplines, across a number of schools, institutes and centres.

Participating units and their respective Unit Coordinators are listed below, please follow the links to their webpages to find additional information on available projects.  

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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

School of Economics - Megan Sandaver - m.sandaver@uq.edu.au
TC Beirne School of Law - Heather Lam - h.lam@law.uq.edu.au
UQ Business School - Karen Morgan - researchteam@business.uq.edu.au

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. 

Available projects

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

School of Architecture - Bernard Llanos - office@architecture.uq.edu.au
School of Chemical Engineering - Sweta Misra - enquiries@chemeng.uq.edu.au
School of Civil Engineering - Katie Allan - enquiries@civil.uq.edu.au
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering - Alexandra Peake - cswk-studies@itee.uq.edu.au
School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering - Karen Foster - enquiries@mechmining.uq.edu.au

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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Michael Hong - k.hong@uq.edu.au
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences - Bridget Moore - research.shrs@uq.edu.au
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences - Sandrine Kingston-Ducrot  - research-admin@hms.uq.edu.au
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work  - Robyn Collins - nmsw.research@uq.edu.au
School of Pharmacy - Robyn Collins - research@pharmacy.uq.edu.au
School of Psychology - Bridget Moore - psyresearch@psy.uq.edu.au

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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

HASS Faculty Student Futures Team - Yvonne Oberhollenzer - studentfutures@hass.uq.edu.au
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities - Dr Lisa Gunders - iash.ea@uq.edu.au
Institute for Social Science Research - Lisa Pope - l.pope@uq.edu.au
School of Communication and Arts - James Norris - research.commarts@uq.edu.au
School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry - Sweta Misra - admin-hapi@uq.edu.au
School of Languages & Cultures -  Joanne Hopper - officemanager@languages-cultures.uq.edu.au
School of Political Science and International Studies - Anh Truong - polsis.studentadmin@uq.edu.au
School of Social Science - Julia Alldridge - j.alldridge@uq.edu.au
UQ Critical Thinking Project (No projects available)

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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

Faculty of Medicine (all schools, centres and institutes except MMRI)
Grace Raki - med.researchsummer@uq.edu.au
Mater Medical Research Institute - Sarah Doyle - student.enquiries@mater.uq.edu.au

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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

All enquiries can be emailed to enquire@science.uq.edu.au, or you can call the Faculty of Science on 07 3365 1888

Schools include: 

UQ 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

Information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements will become available here closer to the application date.

Institute for Molecular Bioscience - Rachel Heathwood & Joseph Garrett - imb-outreach@uq.edu.au
Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation - Michelle Quinn - teaching.awards@uq.edu.au
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) - Liz Eden - e.eden@uq.edu.au
Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences - Sharon Grant - s.grant@uq.edu.au
Queensland Brain Institute - Janet Voight - collaborators@qbi.uq.edu.au
Sustainable Minerals Institute - Olumide Ogunmodimu - o.ogunmodimu@uq.edu.au
UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health - Emily Brand - poche@uq.edu.au
Student Employability Centre - Cate Clifford - c.clifford@uq.edu.au
Student Employability Centre - Madelaine-Marie Judd - m.judd@uq.edu.au
Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (no summer projects)
Centre for Advanced Imaging (no summer projects)
Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (no summer projects)
UQ Art Museum (no summer projects)

 Eligibility

The eligibility requirements and project lengths may vary.

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

Important dates

Application date

Project details will be listed and applications will open for the 2019/2020 Summer Research Program on the 5 August, 2019.