University of Leeds Undergraduate Research Conference

University of Leeds Undergraduate Research Conference 

We are delighted to announce that the University of Leeds will be hosting our second Undergraduate Research Conference to showcase the best in undergraduate research from all disciplines. The conference will take place in June 2024 (Date TBD).


What is the University of Leeds Undergraduate Research Conference?  

The purpose of the Undergraduate Research Conference is to showcase a wide range of undergraduate research from all levels and all disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to present their hard work and network with other researchers. The event will include a keynote speech and over 100 presentations, followed by a drinks reception with the opportunity for networking.  


Attending the Conference  

We’re looking forward to welcoming students, staff, family, and friends to only the second Undergraduate Research Conference open exclusively to University of Leeds students. We have over 60 oral presentations split across 18 different sessions, as well as more than 40 poster presentations – which will be displayed throughout the building and available to view all day. Here is a rough outline of what the day will look like:


8:30 – 9:20: Registration, refreshments, and an opportunity to look at the posters 

9:30 – 10:00: Introduction, welcome address and keynote speech from guest speakers

10:15 – 11:15: Presentation Session 1

11:15 – 11:30: Break  

11:30 – 12:30: Presentation Session 2

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch, networking, and another opportunity to look around the poster exhibition  

13:30 – 14:30: Presentation Session 3

14:30 – 14:45: Break 

14:45 – 15:45: Presentation Session 4

15:45 – 16:00: Break with refreshments served 

16:00 – 17:00: Beaumont Awards Ceremony and Closing remarks

17:00 – 18:00: Drinks reception  


Please take a look at our Sway from 2023 below in order to find more detailed information with regards to travel and what each session could look like:

University of Leeds Undergraduate Research Conference
On arrival, please register and collect your lunch voucher from the Registration desk in the Esther Simpson Foyer.
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Preparing for the Conference 

Guidance on posters and presentations can be found in the following Microsoft Sway.  

If you need extra support with your presentation or if you have any questions, please email the Undergraduate Research team at