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. The Conference meets annually every Spring in a different British university. 

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 

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


How to get involved

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. Conference fees are usually paid by the student’s own university.

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.

Further information about BCUR can be found HERE



Leeds Students who presented at BCUR17





























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