Belfast, United Kingdom


online course
when 17 June 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 6 weeks
fee GBP 100

The Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast, is launching the fourth edition of iENGAGE, an online summer student research programme.

By joining iENGAGE you will have the opportunity to develop your scientific skills with world-class scientists at the WWIEM working on:

Immunology and Microbes
Respiratory Medicine
Vision and Vascular Medicine.

You will participate in:

Seminars and journal clubs focused on weekly topics
Professional and career development roundtables with a diverse range of panellists
Data analysis, scientific writing and project design

You will gain training with video tutorials on the many cutting-edge technologies present at the WWIEM (e.g. stem cell biology, single-cell sequencing, CyTOF mass cytometry and 3D organoid models of disease).

You will receive an official certificate when completing the programme.

Course leader

Dr Guilherme Costa - Lecturer in Endothelial Biology
Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Queen’s University
97 Lisburn Road
Belfast BT9
Northern Ireland, UK
email: g.costa@qub.

Target group

iENGAGE is aimed at undergraduate students in the areas of Biomedical, Medical, Health and Life Sciences degrees. Students from around the world are welcome to apply.

Course aim

The aim of iENGAGE is to provide high-level insight and experience into world-class research ongoing in WWIEM at Queen’s University, as well as technical training in a range of cutting-edge experimental techniques and additional progressional skills.

Fee info

GBP 100: High income country.
GBP 50: Middle income country.


Student from low income countries are eligible to enrol in iENGAGE for free.