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Junior Research Associates

Get a taste of postgraduate study and research with this funded scheme for undergraduates

Junior Research Associate

The Junior Research Associate scheme offers real-life research opportunities over 8 weeks during the summer vacation.

Junior Research Associates receive a bursary of £1,600 plus £200 for research expenses.

Applications usually open between February and March/April every year through the Sussex Undergraduate Research Office.

Who can apply

Undergraduates who have completed one year of academic study ie. 2nd year/penultimate year undergraduates.

You must be seriously pursuing postgraduate study and want to explore whether you are suited to a career in research.

 See the official page for more eligibility details.

Skills you can gain

Learn how to:

  • perform academic research
  • write a research proposal
  • create an academic poster
  • manage your time effectively
  • undertake project work.
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