School of Mathematics Teaching

Outside Edinburgh

Funding sources for projects taking place outside of Edinburgh

Funding for projects at other universities or departments

There are various opportunities to carry out a vacation research project at other universities. Some of these possibilities are listed below.

Globalink Research Internship

Projects will take place in Canada. Applicants should not be in their final year. Annual application deadline around end of September.

Warwick Statistics Internship Scheme

Projects will take place at the University of Warwick. Applicants should be in (at least) the penultimate year of undergraduate study in a quantitative subject, and considering a postgraduate degree in statistics or probability. Application deadline 13 February 2022.

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Universities in the US often offer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs over the summer, and a comprehensive list can be found here. Note that many programs are open only to US citizens/US residents/students with current US visa, so please do check any eligibility requirements. In particular, the Summer@ICERM program (annual application deadline mid February) and  the Women and Mathematics program (annual application deadline mid February) have limited funding available for international students.

NERC SENSE Centre for Doctoral Training Summer Internships

Projects will take place at the University of Edinburgh or the University of Leeds, and will be in the area of environmental science. Applicants should be in at least in the second year of their degree. Tbc for 2022.

Mary Lister McCammon Summer Research Fellowship

Projects will take place at Imperial College London (or King's College London/University College London for some students in pure maths). Applicants should be female students in EITHER Year 4 of an MMath degree OR  the final year of your UG degree and planning on doing an MSc the following year, and interested in finding out more about PhD studies. Tbc for 2022.

Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme

The Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme is a funded summer research programme intended for women and non-binary students in mathematics who are in their late undergraduate (second year and above) or Master studies, and who would like to gain first-hand experience as a researcher at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) at the University of Cambridge. Tbc for 2022.