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

Please email the relevant staff member 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

Claire Ritchie, c.ritchie@law.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 7903

UQ Business School

Karen Morgan, k.morgan@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

Erin Lewis, erin.lewis@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3824

School of Civil Engineering

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

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Jennifer Croud, j.croud@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 2809

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering

Karen Foster, hr@mechmining.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 7823

School of Chemical Engineering (no 2017 winter projects available)

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.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Hayley Sycz, rhdadmin.shrs@uq.edu.au, 07 3345 7123

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Sandrine Kingston-Ducrot, hmns.rhd@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6912

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work  

Natalie Cowley, nmsw.research@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 9014

School of Pharmacy

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

School of Psychology

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

School of Dentistry (no 2017 winter projects available)

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 Social Science Research

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

School of Communication and Arts

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

School of Languages & Cultures

Lauren Curnow, slcadmin@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6311

School of Social Science

Julia Alldridge, j.alldridge@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 3152

School of Education (no 2017 winter projects available)
School of Music (no 2017 winter projects available)
School of Historial and Philosophical Inquiry (no 2017 winter projects available)
School of Political Science and International Studies (no 2017 winter 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

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

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

Lisa Hennell, somwinter@uq.edu.au , 07 334 65311

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

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

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences

Simone Fox, safs_asc@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 7304

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Prycilla Rehm, adminenquiries@scmb.uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6190

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Hamish McGowan, h.mcgowan@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6455

School of Mathematics and Physics

Ryan Stride, hr@smp.uq.edu.au, 3365 2157

School of Veterinary Science

Annette Winter, vetenquiries@uq.edu.au, 07 5460 1842

School of Biological Science (no 2017 winter projects available)

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 (AIBN)

Chris Ende, aibnints@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 4415

Centre for Advanced Imaging

Dr Lorine Wilkinson, rhd@cai.uq.edu.au, 07 3346 3064

Institute for Molecular Bioscience

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

Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

Stefani Rooney, teaching.awards@uq.edu.au, 07 3365 6351

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

Kat Payne, qaafi_rhd@uq.edu.au, 07 3346 0554

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 Poche Centre for Indigenous Health*

Rachel Bastin, r.bastin@uq.edu.au, 07 3443 1678
*Given the objectives of this Centre, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are especially encouraged to apply

 Eligibility

The eligibility requirements and project lengths may vary.

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

 Apply

After you contact your school to chose a research project that is available to you, you will then be able to apply here in StudentHub.

Applications close on 3 April, 2017.