British Conference of Undergraduate Research

The University of Leeds is affiliated to The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) which promotes undergraduate research in all disciplines. 

We are excited to announce that the British Conference of Undergraduate Research will be held on the 25th and 26th April 2024 at The London School of Economics (LSE) campus in central London

BCUR is a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates to present their own research in a friendly environment as well as experience an academic conference and learn about exciting research from a huge range of disciplines.

Support available from the University of Leeds

  • Support with your abstract

  • Funding to attend the conference (subject to funding approval)

  • Training sessions to help prepare for the conference

  • Group attendance with peers and staff members 

How to get involved

The BCUR call for abstracts is now open!. The deadline to submit your abstract is Monday 22nd January 2024.

Submit your abstract here

BCUR 2024 will be hosted as a full in-person conference experience. Utilising a range of resources to ensure the enjoyment and safety of our delegates, with the infrastructure to adapt planning should the need arise.  

Undergraduates of all levels are invited to submit papers, posters, workshops and performances to the Conference. Abstracts are peer-reviewed and those accepted will be invited to attend the conference.

Once abstract submissions have closed, all abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of reviewers. Applicants will either be accepted or given the opportunity to review their abstract for resubmission. All students asked to resubmit will be given specific feedback on areas for improvement. You will be contacted by email with the outcome of your submission.

If you intend on submitting an abstract and would like advice or support please contact Rebecca Shaw 

Further information regarding the event and how to submit your abstract research proposal can be seen on the BCUR2024 Webstite

Leeds Students who have previously presented at BCUR: