Did You Know?

The EPSRC hosts research projects from all research fields.

What this opportunity offers you

• Chance to manage your own research
• Network with staff
• Increase scientific speciality and knowledge
• Utilise your skills from your degree
• Be enterprising
• Extend this research to support your dissertation
• The chance to publish papers from your results
• Extend the research to give you an in depth dissertation or thesis.

The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Career management skills
  • Commercial awareness skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Enterprise skills
  • Information literacy skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • IT and digital literacies
  • Networking skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Research skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Social responsibility and global awareness skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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This bursary was a great opportunity to get involved in research over the summer and get a head start on my final year independent project. Carrying on with the same project, I aim to produce a significant piece of research worth publishing and to apply for the Undergraduate Awards 2016!

Maxime Jullian, Bsc Oceanography Student 3rd year
Available to:
You need to be nominated by an academic supervisor or academic team as part of an EPSRC Vacation Bursary scheme application.