Every year we employ UGRS alumni as ambassadors for the scheme. This year we have had a wonderful group of people working with us. If you apply to a UGRS project you too could continue to be involved in the scheme after you have completed the scholarship, gaining further valuable experience and some extra money! … Continue reading “Undergraduate Research Scholarship Ambassadors”
As the deadline for applications is getting closer, why not have a look at some top tips from our Careers Network PowerPoint and two previous scholarship holders who are now UGRS Ambassadors! Helga (LLB Law with German) Research the topic. What areas interest you within it? Put that in your application. Meet the academic. This … Continue reading “Top Tips for Undergraduate Research Scholarship Applications”
‘Having a research question is a starting point, not the end point’ – researching local content requirement policies opens Law student Nisha’s eyes to the world of academic study.
PG Researcher Cai Lyons joins the Midlands Art Papers team not only to take over their social media channels but to research her own article for the MAP publication, an exhibition review of ‘Unskinned Corsetry’.
‘The artistry of sign language brings fresh life to Shakespeare’s words’ – PG Researcher Lauren learns how the use of sign language can enrich everyone’s experience of Shakespeare.
UG Researcher Anya Aujla-Jones uses correspondence, research reports and more to help map and understand communities of Native, African, and Anglo-American ancestry in the USA.
Hannah (BA History) discovers that academic research can be exciting in her project to shed light on some of the ‘lost’ letter-writers of Elizabethan England.
BA History student Amy described the challenging but ultimately rewarding research she undertook to shed light on violence experienced by girls and women in early twentieth century India.
The University of Birmingham’s partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place has given rise to lots of different projects and opportunities. One of these aims to help D/deaf children interact with Shakespeare, so Annika (MA Shakespeare and Creativity) spent several weeks working to adapt material in the RSC Toolkit.
Tiana Kelly embarks on a quest to link some of the Midlands’ most magnificent buildings with their colonial past, in partnership with fellow UG Researcher Asha.