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Undergraduate Research in Australia

Ideas and Issues

This section of the website provides an introduction to undergraduate research and inquiry. It is designed to answer some basic questions and to link to scholarly discussions and practical examples drawn from a wide range of sources and universities.

Engaging undergraduate students in research and inquiry, develops important graduate attributes, engages students meaningfully in higher education and prepares them for a twenty-first century world of work in which knowing how to inquire and critically evaluate knowledge is of increasing importance.

There are five sections to this part of the website:

Many of the ideas in this website are the result of the research and writing of Professor Angela Brew of the Learning and Teaching Centre, Macquarie University. Please feel free to get in touch should you be interested in discussing any of its ideas or would like to provide feedback.