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Supervisors for online Nuffield Research Placements wanted

18 Jan 2021

Could you change someone’s life this summer? Register to host a virtual Nuffield Research Placement student

Every year, our University hosts sixth form students participating in the Nuffield Research Placement (NRP) scheme. For summer 2021, NRP has been adapted so that an entirely virtual programme model can be offered to students and project supervisors alike.

We are looking for staff or Early Career Researchers who would be willing to host a virtual Nuffield Research Placement student in July or August 2021.

Offering a Nuffield Research Placement is a fantastic way of working with talented young people from local schools and sixth form colleges, who are interested in academic research in the future and who meet our widening participation criteria. 

A Nuffield student will work with you for four weeks on a project of your choice. Placements can be offered in any area of STEM or other quantitative research e.g. Social Sciences, Business, Development.

There remains potential for some on-site real world research collaborations, but the possibility for this will be subject to our guidelines during summer 2021.

If you are interested in offering a project for 2021, please register your interest by emailing