UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship UGVC1056
2017/2018 Research Areas

The UNSW Science Summer Vacation Research Scholarship UGVC1056 exposes highly talented undergraduate students, enrolled in Science or a related discipline, to scientific research and other science-based experience, and to further their education and inspire them to consider research or related activities. The scholarship program will run for a six week period over the Summer Semester (November to February).


How to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

Supporting Documentation

Please submit the following with your Scholarship application:

  • An electronic copy of your CV
  • An electronic copy of your academic transcript

Applications are now open and will close Friday 22 September 2017.

Research Areas

Click on the School to view possible research areas:

  • Law & Regulations
  • Airport Operations Management
  • Airline Corporate Management
  • Safety & Accident Prevention
  • Airline Operational Management
  • Airport Planning
  • Security
  • Aviation Human Factors
  • Airline Accident Investigation Techniques
  • Inflight Services Management
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Ground Safety Investigation
  • Airline Incident Investigation
Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Systems Biology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Biotechnology

For more project details, please visit the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences website.

Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Climate Science
  • Environmental Change, Sustainability and Resources
  • Paleoenvironments and Earth History

For more project details, please visit the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences website and the Climate Change Research Centre website.

  • Catalysis & Industry
  • Energy & Environment
  • Nanoscience
  • Medicinal Chemistry

For more project details, please visit the School of Chemistry website.

Materials Science & Engineering
  • Ceramics
  • Polymers & Composites
  • Functional Materials
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Process Metallurgy
Mathematics and Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics
Optometry & Vision Science
  • Colour vision
  • Optics: white light interferometry, holography
  • Refractive error epidemiology and aetiology
  • Visual development
  • Assessment of vision in infants and children
  • Binocular vision and amblyopia
  • Reading disabilities
  • Visual electrophysiology
  • Visual psychophysics
  • Visual perception
  • Public health optometry: access to eyecare services
  • Occupational optometry
  • Low vision
  • Visual system ageing
  • Retinal cell biology
  • Retinal anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Ocular disease: Keratoconus, Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, Ocular tumours
  • Corneal biomechanics
  • Orthokeratology Contact lenses and lens care systems
  • Epidemiology and pathogenesis of contact-lens related disease
  • Ocular microbiology and immunology
  • Tear film biochemistry
  • Ocular surface innervation and sensitivity
  • Ocular symptomatology
  • Dry eye
  • Ocular surface physiology and pathology
  • Corneal imaging
  • Corneal healing following refractive surgery

For more project details, please visit the School of Optometry & Vision Science website.

  • Acoustics
  • Astrophysics
  • Biophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Quantum Computing & Computation Technology

For more project details, please visit the School of Physics website.

  • Clinical Psychology-Psychopathology
  • Cognition
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Perception
  • Social and Health Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology