UQ Undergraduate Research Conference

Share your research with the UQ community

The event showcases some of UQ’s finest undergraduate and honours research projects through oral, poster and elevator pitch presentations.

The university-wide conference held during UQ's Annual Research Week is a great way to develop your communication skills, meet other students, and present your research project to the wider UQ community.

Registration to attend is open to all staff, students, family and colleagues.

     Enhance your presentation skills


     Connect with like-minded peers


     Win prize money

    Conference program

    2017 Oral and Poster Presentations

    Date: Tuesday 12 September – Wednesday 13 September 2017
    Time: 9:00am- 5:00pm (followed by refreshments)
    Venue: TBC

    The 2017 Conference schedule is yet to be confirmed.​ Download the 2016 program to get a better understanding of what the event involves. 

    Prizes

    The following prizes are awarded at the event:

    • $500 for each of the three best oral presentations
    • $500 for each of the three best poster presentations
    • $500 for first place elevator pitch presentation and $250 for the People’s Choice
    • Gift cards awarded to People's Choice of the oral and poster presentations
    • Lucky door prizes

    What our participants say

    Hear from previous Undergraduate Research Conference participants about their stories and advice

    Testimonials

    Joshua Sheehy
    "This research conference was an incredible experience, and I would definitely recommend that everyone apply. Sharing your own research is a unique experience, and one that I hope everyone has a chance to participate in."
    Hooman Baghaie
    "The Undergraduate Research Conference is a wonderful opportunity to present your research findings. It allows you to gain experience in public speaking, it puts you in contact with like-minded students and makes you and your resume stand out from others."