MORE than 60 paid research internships will be available through Oxford University’s graduate access programmes this summer, with projects offered in a wide range of subjects.

Building on the success of the 2019 pilot of the pioneering UNIQ+ graduate access summer school, applications have now opened for UNIQ+ 2020 and the Wellcome Biomedical Vacation Scholarships.

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These programmes will this year offer around twice as many UK students from under-represented groups the opportunity to experience postgraduate research through fully paid research internships

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Open to those who would usually find postgraduate study a challenge because of socio-economic or financial circumstances, the university’s graduate access programmes offer opportunities to undertake a research internship under the supervision of Oxford academics and with mentoring from students.

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David Gavaghan, Professor of Computational Biology and Director of the MPLS Graduate School, said: “We are really excited to be able to invite students from under-represented backgrounds to join this community for the summer .”