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 students, including honours, who have completed at least one year of study at time of application, and Masters by coursework students

Important dates

Application date
Applications for the Summer Research Program will open in July, 2017.

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

What our students say

Anya Lim
"The program allows you to have hand on research experience and directly learn from the expertise of a mentor. It is also a preparatory exercise that will teach you practical skills for future research work"
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."
Penny Milton
"I really wanted to do something that would assist me in my studies but also help me to get ahead. Gaining work experience through this program will help me later on when I need to find work."

Information for staff

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