Summer STEM research projects
Contribute to a cutting-edge research group with a specialist project.
This programme is now closed for 2022 applications.
|Programme dates||Sunday 10 July to Saturday 20 August 2022|
We offer a £500 discount for International Partner Universities and Study Abroad student mobility partners (email email@example.com if you are unsure about your status).
|Credits||Upon successful completion of the programme students will receive 20 academic credits, suggested as equivalent to 10 ECTS or 5–6 US semester credits.|
Who it's for
A wide variety summer of research projects is offered across our STEM faculties, suiting students from a range of disciplines. This is a unique and exciting opportunity if you have ambitious postgraduate or career aspirations.
What you'll learn
This is a summer school with a difference: you'll build your own research pathway under the supportive supervision of our world-class researchers while gaining academic credit. You'll develop your teamwork, clinical and scientific inquiry, scientific referencing, and presentation skills.
Find out more about your summer experience by viewing our STEM Summer Research Projects Programme Outline 2021 (PDF, 218kB). Note that this programme outline is from 2021; the 2022 provision may vary.
If you need to view the programme outline in another format, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research projects available
- Blocking the Deleterious Response of the Podocyte to Nephrotic Plasma Using a Novel Therapeutic
with Dr Carl May in the labs of Professor Gavin Welsh
- Investigating the signalling pathways activated in vascular cells to promote reparative angiogenesis
with Dr Sadie Slater in the labs of Professor Paolo Madeddu
- Neuroinflammation and Parkinson’s disease
with Dr Liang-Fong Wong
- Non-invasive neuromodulation by ultrasound - molecular mechanisms and novel therapies
with Dr Daniel Whitcomb
- From poop to tax avoidance - Is the feeling of disgust the same from bodily effluvia through to moral digressions?
with Dr Edwin Dalmaijer
For more detail and links to related academic journals and references on the above projects, please email email@example.com.
You must meet all of these requirements to be eligible for this summer school:
|Final application deadline||
Applications are now closed.
|Study level||Currently studying at undergraduate level, with at least two years of a three-year degree or three years of a four-year degree completed by the start of the summer|
|Subject requirements||Studying a subject aligned to the chosen primary research project|
|Academic requirements||GPA equivalent to a minimum of 60% on the UK scale, C on the ECTS scale, or 3.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale|
|English language requirements||
If English is not your first language, you need to meet our English language Profile E.
You can view the tests and levels we accept by visting our Profile E language requirements page and selecting the 'English Language Proficiency Tests' tab. If you took the CET-4 or CET-6 tests, email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out what scores we will accept.
|Age||18 or over|
You can email or phone us if you have any questions about the course or your eligibility.
We provide accommodation, meals, transfers and a programme of exciting social activities. Find out more about what your time in Bristol will be like.