Summer and winter research projects provide students with the opportunity to participate in a research project, working alongside some of the University’s leading researchers.  Throughout the program, you will:

  • Gain valuable academic and professional skills
  • Develop links with industry and academics
  • Have the opportunity to taste research before committing to a research higher degree.

Who can apply?

Research programs are open to undergraduate, honours, or masters by coursework students, who:

  • Are currently enrolled at UQ at the time of application;
  • Have completed at least one year of study at the time of application;
  • Studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline; and
  • Have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree.


Winter research programs - Four over the winter holidays (from mid-June to mid-July)

Summer research programs - Six to ten weeks over the summer holidays (mid-November to mid-February).


All applicants will be automatically considered for Scholarships. No scholars are permitted to participate in the program in a voluntary capacity.

Available research projects

Scholars who are interested in nominating or suggesting alternative projects should contact or phone 3365 7123.

How to apply

Applications to the summer and winter research projects are made through the UQ Advantage Office.