The Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme: A co-created approach to transforming student learning

Ruth L Ayres, Christopher J Wilson


The value of student as researcher/‘co-producer’ has been well documented in the research literature.  This case study outlines an institutional 'student as researcher' initiative that was introduced to enable the co-creation of research by undergraduate students working in partnership with members of academic staff.  The paper outlines the establishment and implementation of the scheme and offers a reflection upon and exploration of its perceived value, through the lens of staff and students who participated in it.


Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme (URSS); co-creation; co-producer; co-curricular; transferable skills; employability;

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