Next Steps

In this section we have information and links to five opportunites to continuebuilding your research skills:

  1. present at the All Ireland Conference of Undergraduate Research
  2. submit your your work to the Undergraduate Awards
  3. how to earn a Digital Badge through the NUI Galway Undergraduate Conference
  4. research careers advice from the Career Development Centre
  5. publishing your research through the NUI Galway Undergraduate Research Journal, NovoVerse 
  6. further conferences, talks and opportunites to publically share your research


1. Attend the All-Ireland Conference of Undergraduate Research (AICUR)

Date:  This year’s AICUR conference will take place on April 5th, 2018.


Location: Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick

To attend please submit an abstract before March 2nd 2018, and do register to come along on the day to celebrate the very impressive research going on at undergraduate level. Further information can be found on our website

Register Online 

2. Undergraduate Awards

The Undergraduate Awards are a fantastic opportunity to share your academic work!

The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest academic awards programme. It is uniquely pan-discipline, identifying leading creative thinkers through their undergraduate coursework. Their dedicated website proides an insight into the award programme, including videos, blogs, photos, information about submission and sharing events.

3. Earn your Undergraduate Conference Digital Badge!

As a participant in the Conference you can earn your Digital Badge, here is a short desciption of Badges and how to use them on your CV!

Add your Digital Badge to your LinkedIn Profile

4. Research Skills and Your Future

Thank you to the NUI Galway Career Development Centre who have put toether a summary of the key points for your future with research! Have a read: Conference Keynote


5. Undergraduate Research Journal

Take your reserach to the next level and publish!

The NUI Galway Undergraduate Research Journal is called NovoVerse.

Visit the NovoVerse website to learn more. 

The NovoVerse undergraduate research eJournal is a new business and information management undergraduate research resource. The pilot year 2017-2018 will focus on business students and then the eJournal will grow and expand.

Check out the NovoVerse Launch event

6. Opportunities to Present

Are you hooked on Conferences? Here are some more to attend!

The NUI Galway – University of Limerick Alliance 6th Annual Postgraduate Research Day

Student Talks is a national conference series for students and early career professionals.


7. Undergraduate Research on a College Level

You can present, debate and discuss your research at the College or School level!  Here are some links to Research Conferences at College and School levels: