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URIS Information Session 2024/25

1 Mar 2024

Students attended the information session to eagerly learn about PolyU’s undergraduate research experience.

Mr Ivan Lin shared his transformative experience upon graduating from URIS.

Hosted by the College of Undergraduate Researchers and Innovators (CURI), an information session was held on 1 March 2024 to introduce the prestigious Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scheme (URIS). The event had a significant turnout, with over 80 enthusiastic undergraduate students in attendance.

URIS offers participants the opportunity to engage in well-rounded research training early in their second year of study, under the supervision of an experienced academic staff, for a duration of two years. During the session, the Head of CURI, Professor Cao Jiannong and Associate Head, Professor Horace Mui, presented attractive features and privileges of URIS. The session also included a Q&A section, providing participants with admissions tips,  updates on the selection criteria for the 2024/25 cohort, and exclusive funding opportunities under CURI. Mr Ivan Lin, a current PhD student from the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT), shared his firsthand experience after graduating from URIS. Towards the end of the event, the hosts also shared insights on CURI’s future roadmap for undergraduate research.

The application deadline for URIS 2024/25 is 30 April 2024. Seize the opportunity to unleash your intellectual potential and join the vibrant undergraduate research community.


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