2017 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 Advantage Employability Award.
The UQ Winter Research Program is 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;
- are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline;
- have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree; and
- will undertake the research program at a UQ campus.
Please refer to the UQ Winter Research Program 2017 Guidelines for Scholars for full details about the program.
ITaLI Winter Research Program Scholarships
ITaLI is offering up to four UQ Winter Research Program scholarships in 2017.
UQ Winter Research Program scholars will receive a scholarship valued at $1,000.
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 13 June – 22 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).
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, including supervisor contact information, click on the links below.
- Exploring BA students expectations using Social Media (two places available)
- Analysing interviews with UQ leaders to understand their perceptions of ‘students as partners’ in teaching and learning (two places available)
- Tracing changes in the Australian BA (one place)
- Learning Analytics for UQx Massive Open Online Courses (one place)
How to apply
- Review the UQ Winter Research Program Guidelines for Scholars available on the UQ Student Employability Centre website.
- Review the UQ Winter Research Program projects available through ITaLI.
- Make contact with the supervisor listed in the project description document via email and provide a copy of your CV. The supervisor will contact you via return email or phone to discuss the project and determine your suitability to carry out the work
- Obtain endorsement from the project supervisor for you to apply (an email will be sufficient)
- Submit your application via the online form by 11.59pm, Monday 3 April, 2017
- You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 12 May, 2017
Full details of the 2017 UQ Winter Research Program are available on the UQ Student Employability Centre website.