Apply Today: Year 12 Nuffield Research Placements
January 12th 2023

Apply Today: Year 12 Nuffield Research Placements

The Nuffield Research Placements programme provides engaging, hands-on research projects, where Year 12 students have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution towards the work of a host organisation through a well-supervised but independent research collaboration relating to an area of science, quantitative social science, computing, technology, engineering or maths (or a combination).

If you’re thinking of getting involved as a student or a host organisation, there is no better way to discover the benefits of this programme than through a selection of our phenomenal feedback!

Here is a selection of testimonials from our incredible learners:

“On my Nuffield Research Placement I learnt a lot about work-life and how it’s very different from school, I really liked being more independent. The work was very interesting to me and I learnt lots of new things. My supervisors were really nice and I felt like I could email them whenever I needed them.”

“I got to undertake a real-life research project and learn so many skills and new information. This will be very useful when I attend university! I can also apply for the Gold CREST award for free.”

“This opportunity granted me the chance to communicate and work with others which I never really had the chance to in school. The placement taught me a lot in the subject area and I developed skills in teamwork, communicating, presenting and organising my work.”

“My research coordinator was incredibly supportive and I gained a deep insight into quantum mechanics. I thoroughly enjoyed the pre-placement module about using coding in excel, it was incredibly fun!”

“I really enjoyed being able to meet and communicate with health professionals from the specific field I was interested in. I also enjoyed being able to build my networking skills and speak to different people.”

“The webinars were a way to enhance your knowledge and learn something new, putting you ahead of everybody else.”

North West-Specific Information and Application Support

Students (or teachers) wishing to know more about the Nuffield Research Placement Programme (North West) are welcome to attend one of our Student Applicant Induction Sessions. These sessions provide a chance to ask any questions and to find out more about how the programme works, what is required and the benefits of being involved.

Click a session below to register to attend.

25 January 18:15 9 February 16:15

Alternatively, you can click for North West-specific information including video presentations to share with your pupils.

Want to know more? Contact our team at [email protected]
We’d love to hear from you!

The official deadline for applications in the North West region is 28th February 2023.

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