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King's Experience Research Award

The King’s Experience Research Award introduces students to the practice of research. The award aims to develop students’ generic and transferable skills in relation to teamwork and their communication skills, along with encouraging students to reflect on their learning experiences through their research.There are two routes into the Research Award: 

King's Undergraduate Research Fellowship 

Students who have completed a King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (KURF) will submit an assessment for the Research Award. All students undertaking a Research Fellowship are enrolled on the Research Award, in order to structure and manage their academic output from the fellowship.

Self-sourced Research Award

Are you doing research outside of your degree programme? Some students at King’s organise their own independent research or are collaborating with academics at King’s. These students may have an interest in pursuing an academic career or have a passion for their subject area and want to further their knowledge. This Research Award provides you with a way to formally recognise your research. 

How to apply

Applications are now CLOSED

You can apply for the Research Award whilst you’re conducting research, or retrospectively. 


In order to earn the Research Award, you will need to produce an academic poster and reflective piece from your experience as researchers.

Your Research Award submission should reflect and express the research experience you have had; we expect to see evidence that you have engaged with and evaluated the research process, rather than just assessing the substantive research output.

Intended learning outcomes
  • Evidence your research fellowship through production of a relevant artefact. 
  • Demonstrate research skills.
  • Reflect on the process and outcomes of your research. 
  • Demonstrate the potential transferability of your experience as a research fellow. 
  • Communicate effectively within an academic discipline.

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