Are you In2research?
In2research aims to improve access to postgraduate research degrees and careers for people from low socioeconomic backgrounds. In2research provides a year of development opportunities in three different subject streams:
What does the programme involve?
To support professional and skills development, including research papers analysis, CV writing, and interview preparation
With a subject-specific researcher offering individual support for your career development
Exciting days where you’ll meet your fellow participants and practice key networking skills
Paid research placement
A full-time 8-week summer research placement based at a top university, including a tax-free stipend of £3000
We are passionate about improving access for people from low-income and disadvantaged backgrounds. We believe that the fields of STEM, Arts and Humanities, and Social Sciences will benefit from people from all backgrounds having the opportunity to get into research.
We are committed to supporting people from underrepresented ethnic groups and train all our mentors and supervisors in cultural and race literacy. We aim to create a safe and welcome research culture for all.
Evaluation shows that after the programme, participants are more likely to:
Understand the day-to-day life of a postgraduate and various research careers
Know how to network effectively with academic professionals
Feel confident in applying for postgraduate degrees and research jobs
Learn relevant skills for any research career, including interview training and funding opportunities