The UQDI offers various opportunities for undergraduate students to gain research experience in biomedical research facilities. These include:
Summer Research Scholarship:
This program allows interested students to gain exposure to research and additional laboratory skills during the summer holidays, and receive some financial compensation for their work. Further details regarding these scholarships can be found in the Scholarships page the UQDI website.
The Research Experience offers interstate students the opportunity to spend 2 days with some of the country's leading researchers, gaining exposure to emerging technologies and hands-on experience with advanced equipment at the UQDI. This Scholarship covers the cost of your return flight to Brisbane and accommodation expenses. If you are interested in applying, please contact the Postgraduate Administration Officer.
Occupational traineeships provide students from overseas institutions with practical experience linked with the training received in their home institution. For information on current projects that are being offered by different laboratories in the UQDI, please refer to Research Opportunities. To express your interest, please contact the appropriate Research Leader directly, advising of your interest, providing your CV, stating your availability, and outlining any funding you have for the intended period. Please note: immigration requirements must be met to be eligible for an Occupational Trainee offer.
UQDI Visiting Scholarship:
The UQDI Visiting Scholarship is a program aimed at the recruitment of students looking at undertaking an honours program, or honours students looking at undertaking a PhD. Successful students are of a very high caliber and are located from areas outside of South-East Queensland. Applications are assessed individually based on application. If you are interested in this scholarship please complete this application form (Application PDF) and send to the Postgraduate Administration Officer.
Introduction to Research Modules (course code SCIE3012 and Advance Studies Program):
University of Queensland students enrolled in Introduction to Research Modules have the unique opportunity to develop core research skills relevant to a wide spectrum of biological and chemical research, including written and oral communication, information skills, skills in making scientific observations, and recording and analysing data by participating in an individual or group research project associated with a discipline of interest to them. Students interested in undertaking this opportunity at the UQDI should contact the appropriate Research Leader.