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 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

Please visit the following links for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

School of Economics

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

TC Beirne School of Law

Dr Ruth Delaforce, r.delaforce@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7903

UQ Business School

Karen Morgan, hdr@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. 

Available projects

Please visit the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology Summer Research Scholarships website for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

School of Architecture

Alice Sturge-Gould, office@architecture.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3537

School of Chemical Engineering

Andrea Rowan, studentenquiries@chemeng.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 7924

School of Civil Engineering

Jeannette Watson, enquiries@civil.uq.edu.au, 07 3366 7878

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Jennifer Croud, cswk-studies@itee.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 2809

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering

Kristin Greer, studentenquiries@mechmining.uq.edu.au, 07 3345 3668

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

Please visit the following links for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences

Dr Sharon Grant, qaehsadmin@uq.edu.au, 0488 238 017

School of Dentistry

Professor Adam Ye, a.ye@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 8078

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Leanne Brennan, rhdadmin.shrs@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7123

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Julia Finnane, research-admin@hms.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6912

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work  

Aisha Dixon, nmsw.research@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7036

School of Pharmacy

Myrtle Sahababdu, research@pharmacy.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 1917

School of Psychology

Alison Pike, psyresearch@psy.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6777

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

Please visit the following links for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities

Dr Karin Sellberg, k.sellberg@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 9493

School of Communication and Arts

James Norris, j.norris@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3055

School of Languages & Cultures

Sharon Crossman, studentadmin@languages-cultures.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6311

School of Social Science

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

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

Please visit the following links for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

Faculty of Medicine - all schools, centres and institutes except MMRI

Grace Raki, med.researchsummer@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 5315

Mater Medical Research Institute 

Marilyn Wilckens, marilyn.wickens@mater.uq.edu.au, 07 3443 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

Available projects are listed on the Faculty of Science website

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: 

  • School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • School of Mathematics and Physics
  • School of Veterinary Science

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

Please visit the following links for further information about available projects, project length and eligibility requirements.

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Chris Ende, aibn.internship@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 4415

Centre for Advanced Imaging

Dr Lorine Wilkinson, hdr@cai.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 0364

Institute for Molecular Bioscience

Cody Mudgway, c.mudgway@imb.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 2133

Institute for Social Science Research

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

Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

James Hardy, teaching.awards@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6351

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Rosa Armitage, qaafi_rhd@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 2779

Queensland Brain Institute

Janet Voight, qbistudents@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 6401

Sustainable Minerals Institute

Ryan Bracey, r.bracey@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 5983

UQ Art Museum

Beth Porter, b.porter@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 8708

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Rachel Bastin, poche@uq.edu.au, 07 3443 1678

 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.

 Apply

Applications for the Summer Research Program will open on 10 July, 2017, and close on 31 August, 2017.

Apply here.

Late applications are not permitted.