EPSRC Vacation Internships 2023

The University is currently recruiting 16 undergraduate students for the Schools of Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics and Physics & Astronomy to work on a research project over the summer, under the EPSRC Vacation Internship scheme. 

The scheme supports undergraduate students to gain practical first-hand experience of research and encourages them to consider a research career. Students receive a salary of £486 per week (assuming satisfactory engagement with their research) and carry out a project lasting eight to ten weeks during the summer holiday. All students will be invited to a reception in September at which they will be required to present their research. 

Students should be in the middle years of a first degree within EPSRC's remit, and able to fulfil EPSRC doctoral training grant eligibility requirements by the end of their undergraduate degree (i.e be classified as home/EU for fee purposes).  

Applications should be submitted to scieng-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk by Sunday 28th of May 2023. Projects will commence in early July (to be confirmed on discussion with the supervisor).  

EPSRC Vacation Internship Application 2023

Projects are available across the Schools as follows:

School of Chemistry


Photoresponsive, Self-assembled Organic Networks

Dr Alex Loch and Prof Dave Adams

Developing a Graphical User Interface for a Data-Driven Automated Hazardous-Chemiscal Handling module

Dr Nicola Bell and Dr Gerardo Aragon Camarasa

Photocatalysis with Plasmonics and Metal Oxide Clusters 

Dr Affar Karimullah and Dr Haralampos Moiras

School of Computing Science


Exploring the Design Space of Augmented Television

Dr Pejman Saeghe 

An evaluation of model-based methods for control in driverless racing

Dr Sebastian Stein 

School of Engineering


Investigating the impact of deep groundwater flow on closed-loop geothermal systems, with direct application to repurposed infrastructure

Dr Christopher Brown and Dr Isa Kolo 

Towards the lower limit of Cryo-CMOS for scalability of Quantum Computer

Dr Fiheon Imroze 

Optimising the extrusion process of soap bars and synthetic detergents

Dr Simeon Skopalik and Dr Manlio Tassieri 

Autonomous Networks by Autonomous Agents

Dr Paul Harvey 

Quantifying the Impact of Reused Plastic Materials on the Quality of Drinking Water

Dr Marta Vignola and Dr Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay 

Internet-of-Mirrors for Non-Invasive Digital Smile Analysis in Smart Dental Care

Dr Lina Mohjazi 

School of Mathematics & Statistics


Graph Theory and the Pulmonary Arterial System 

Dr Jay Mackenzie

Dynamical zeta functions and the irreversible Ledrappier system

Dr Chris Bruce 

School of Physics & Astronomy

Novel CMOS Sensors for Near Infra-Red Imaging and Spectroscopy 

Dr Dima Maneuski

i-Rheo drop 

Dr Akhil Kallepalli and Dr Manlio Tassieri

Minimally invasive 3D visible imaging for medical applications

Dr Steven Honson and Dr Peter Mekhail