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Undergraduate Research Conference

We look forward to welcoming students from around the world to our 5th annual conference. 

The 5th Undergraduate Research Conference

Each year Lancaster University hosts an online conference bringing together undergraduate students from around the Lancaster Partnership to showcase and celebrate research they have conducted – whether as part of a dissertation, internship, placement, or coursework.

What is the UG Research Conference?

The UG Research Conference is designed exclusively for undergraduates. It takes place online and is open to undergraduate students throughout the Lancaster Partnership working in any discipline. The conference provides a valuable opportunity for students to present their research to an international audience by producing a poster presentation and giving an optional research talk. Participants are supported by a programme of skills and subject workshops in the run-up to the event.

Underlying the UG Research Conference is a commitment to a vision of Lancaster University as a community of staff and students engaged in the same basic enterprise – trying to push the boundaries of scholarship – and united by interest in and curiosity about our subjects.

Undergraduates from all the Lancaster Partnership, spanning the UK, China, Germany, Ghana and Malaysia, contribute by presenting and supporting the conference making the event a truly global showcase of UG research.

How does it work?

The UG Research Conference takes place online, meaning that you can present from your home institution and interact with students from around the world without international travel.

You will be provided with a specifically designed website to design a poster presentation, and also have the option to give a talk on your research at our online conference in March. Click here to view the 2023 Conference presentation website.

As part of a programme of events leading up to the conference in March, you will be invited to a range of skills and subject workshops to help you produce your research poster, meet those working on similar topics, and boost your employability and research skills.

The conference is free and open to all UG students at Lancaster University and its Partners, including UGs on ‘Study Abroad’ schemes.It is a wonderful opportunity for you to network with fellow student, find out about a wide range of topics and gain new skills.

There are many ways you can participate in the UG Research Conference. You can connect with undergraduates by presenting your research, volunteering for supporting roles, or simply by joining as a delegate to view the presentations.