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​Research Development and Support

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Fund


The Undergraduate Research Fund is a fund in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, dedicated to supporting undergraduate research in the Faculty. The Fund is 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-review​ed journals.


The call for applications to the Research Project Fund is now closed. The next call will be open from 1 October 2019, with a deadline of 1 November 2019. The call for the Conference Presentation and Publication Incentive Funds is now open. The deadline for submissions is 1 October 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.