Summer research projects

Applications for summer 2016-17 are now closed. If you would like to see examples of the projects that are available each year, take a look at the 2016-17 projects.

Summer research projects (applications closed)


  • Arts

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Anthropology, Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, Art History, Classics and Ancient History, Development Studies, English, Drama and Writing Studies, European Languages and Literatures, History, Latin American Studies, Media, Film and Television, Pacific Studies, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Sociology and Theology.

  • Auckland Bioengineering Institute

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. Bioinstrumentation, needle-free liquid drug injectors, medical devices, modelling, biomedical engineering, mathematical models and simulation experiments, computer simulation, LEAP motion controller-based virtual reality, bio instrumentation design, neuromodulation, stereo imaging, torques, high-resolution electrical mapping.

  • Auckland Law School

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Law including International Law, Environmental Constitutionalism, Parliamentary Ombudsmen, Constitution, Arbitration, Corruption.

  • Business School

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in the Business School including Accounting and Finance, Commercial Law, Economics, Graduate School of Management, Management and International Business and Marketing.

  • Creative Arts and Industries

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Architecture, Urban Planning and Urban Design; Dance Studies; Fine Arts; Music.

  • Education and Social Work

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Education and Social Work including Learning, Development and Professional Practice; Counselling, Human Services and Social Work; Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education; Critical Studies in Education; Curriculum and Pedagogy; and Woolf Fisher Research Centre.

  • Engineering

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Engineering including Chemical and Materials Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Science and Mechanical Engineering.

  • Liggins Institute

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in the Liggins Institute

  • Medical and Health Sciences

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in, Acute and General Medicine, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy and Medical Imaging, Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, Audiology, Centre for Brain Research, Centre for Longitudinal Research, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, General Practice and Primary Health Care, Geriatric Medicine, Growing Up in New Zealand, Health Systems, Medical Programme Directorate, Medicine, Molecular Medicine and Pathology, National Institute for Health Innovation, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Optometry and Vision Science, Pacific Health, Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Population Health, Psychological Medicine, Surgery, Te Kupenga Hauora Māori

  • Science

    Summer Research Scholarships projects in Science including Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Computer Science, Environment, Exercise Sciences, Landcare Research, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology and Statistics.