The Endeavour student Summer Research Program provides an opportunity for students to work with a researcher in a formal research environment.

  • about 3 minutes
  • 16 September 2018

Projects are available for between 6-10 weeks over the summer break and do not contribute credit towards degree requirements.

Students have the opportunity to choose a research project based on an available project list from the Office of Research.

Eligibility

The Endeavour Student Summer Research Program is open to undergraduate students who:

  • Are currently enrolled at greater than or equal to 50% full time load in an undergraduate degree at the College
  • Have completed at least one year of study
  • A recent alumni graduate (course completion in the same calendar year as commencement of summer program)
  • Are studying for a degree relevant to the research project
  • Have achieved a grade point average of 5.5 or above during their undergraduate degree
  • Have the potential to and interest in undertaking postgraduate study (masters or PhD), and
  • Are able to demonstrate a high level of English language proficiency

There are two Endeavour Summer Research Scholarships available to students who are successfully awarded into the Program. The Scholarships involve a weekly scholarship to the value of $300 to help cover living costs. In addition, those awarded the Scholarships and are required to travel interstate to work on their chosen research project may also be eligible for a travel scholarship of $500 (once off scholarship).

Important dates

Call for Research mentors: Monday 14 May 2018
Call for Research mentors applications close: Monday 18 June 2018
Announcement for call for student applications: Monday 16 July 2018
Student applications open: Monday 13 August 2018
Student applications close: Friday 14 September 2018
Announcement of application results: Friday 12 October 2018
Commencement of Program: November – December 2018 (negotiable)

For more information, please contact the Office of Research at research@endeavour.edu.au.

Related documents

Scholarly Outcomes

Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Reid, R., Steel, A., Wardle, J., Trubody, A., & Adams, J. (2016). Complementary medicine use by the Australian population: a critical mixed studies systematic review of utilisation, perceptions and factors associated with use. BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 16(1), 176.
  2. Payne, M., & Delphinus, E. (2018). A review of the health benefits derived from forest bathing. International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. In press.

National Conference Presentations

  1. Brown, D.: Systematic literature review on medicinal cannabis for cancer (Poster presentation), 2017 10th International Conference on Herbal Medicine, Brisbane Australia
  2. Schloss, J., Brown, D., & Steel, A.: Medicinal Cannabis and Cancer: A Narrative Systematic Literature Review (Poster presentation), 2017 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney Australia

International Conference Presentations

  1. Brown, D.: Medicinal Cannabis in Cancer Management (Poster presentation), 2017 4th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Chicago USA

Research Degrees

  1. Reid, R. 2016. Doctorate of Philosophy (Public Health), Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney.
  2. Leech, B. 2017. Doctorate of Philosophy (Public Health), Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney. Competitively awarded an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship
  3. Brown, D. 2017. Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) (Honours), Endeavour College of Natural Health.
  4. Wilson, L. 2018. Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) (Honours), Endeavour College of Natural Health.