UQ Summer Research Program

Develop your analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills through research

The UQ Summer Research Program provides UQ students with an opportunity to gain research experience working alongside some of the university’s leading academics and researchers.

Participation is open to undergraduate (including honours) and masters by coursework students who are currently enrolled at UQ.

Important dates

Application date

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

Program date
Research projects are available in most disciplines for between 6-10 weeks over the summer vacation period (from mid-November to mid-February). All successful scholars will receive a scholarship.

What our scholars say

Hear from previous Summer Reseach Program scholars about their stories and advice

Kristy Armitage
"Being able to develop an entirely new research skillset and being surrounded by postgraduate students who were happy to share their experiences and give advice meant that I was much more prepared for my Honours year ahead."
Jack Goodrich
"The experience of working in a cutting-edge laboratory will give me the confidence and experience to continue on to other equally as good or better laboratories throughout the world."
Kaitlin Peters
"I had an amazing experience, and I am very grateful I had the opportunity to learn more about what an academic research career looks like."
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