2018 UQ Winter Research Program at the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI)

The UQ Winter Research Program is coordinated by the UQ Student Employability Centre.

The program provides an opportunity for scholars to work with a researcher in a formal research environment in their area of interest at UQ.

By participating in the program scholars will gain:

  • an opportunity to develop new academic and professional skills to enhance employability;
  • experience to test drive research before embarking on future research studies;
  • access to research networks and connections with other staff and post-graduate students;
  • supervision by world-class UQ researchers;
  • access to world-class facilities and experiences; and
  • the possibility of obtaining credit towards your degree or the UQ Employability Award.

Eligibility requirements

The UQ Winter Research Program is open to undergraduate, honours or masters by coursework students who:

  • are enrolled at UQ during Semester 1, 2018;
  • are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline;
  • have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree.

Please refer to the UQ Winter Research Guidelines for full details of the program.

ITaLI Winter Research Program Scholarships

ITaLI is offering up to six UQ Winter Research Program scholarships in 2018.

UQ Winter Research Program scholars will receive a scholarship valued at $1,500.

ITaLI will award scholarships based on the academic merit of the applicant, motivation for participating in the program, and the skills and attributes of the applicant to meet the project requirements.

To be eligible for funding, scholars will need to meet the following conditions:

  • Participate in the program for a minimum of four weeks between 25 June – 20 July; and
  • Commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week.

UQ Winter Research Program applicants may be shortlisted and required to attend an interview with the project supervisor (by phone for those outside the city).

Available Projects

The UQ Winter Research Program projects available in ITaLI focus on research into higher education and educational technology. To find out more about each project and to obtain supervisor contact information, click on the links below.

How to apply

  1. Review the UQ Winter Research Guidelines available on the UQ Student Employability Centre website.
  2. Review the above named UQ Winter Research Program projects available through ITaLI.
  3. Make contact with the supervisor listed in the project description document via email and provide a copy of your CV. The supervisor will respond to you to discuss the project and determine your suitability to carry out the work.
  4. Obtain endorsement (supporting statement) from the UQ project supervisor for your application (an email will be sufficient).
  5. Submit your application via the online form by 11.59pm, Tuesday 3 April, 2018 (remember to upload the supporting statement from a UQ supervisor).

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 May, 2018.

Full details of the 2018 UQ Winter Research Program are available on the UQ Student Employability Centre website.