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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Fund

The Undergraduate Research Fund is a newly established fund in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, dedicated to supporting undergraduate research in the Faculty. The Fund will be administered through the Undergraduate Research Office and comprises three sub-funds:


  1. Undergraduate Research Project Fund: for research-related costs involved in conducting undergraduate research projects.

  2. Undergraduate Conferen​ce​ Presentation Fund: for undergraduate students to present their research at national or international conferences.

  3. Undergraduate Publicatio​​n Incentive Fund: to incentivise the publication of undergraduate research in accredited, peer-reviewed journals.

The call for the Research Project Fund is open from 1 October 2018, with a deadline of 1 November 2018The next call for the Conference Presentation and Publication Incentive Funds will be open from 1  April 2019, with a deadline of 1 May 2019. 

Further information, fund rules, and application forms for the Research Project Fund can be found here​Further information, fund rules, and application forms can be found here​ for the Conference Presentation Fund and here for the Publication Incentive Fund.