October 15, 2015

Attention (Undergraduate) Students!

Undergraduate Research Initiative

Scientific Writing: Lessons in Clarity & Style

Scientific reports do not need to be difficult or boring.  Join author & Distinguished Psychology Professor, Dr. Robert Kail (Purdue University) for a half-day, hands-on workshop that will help you effectively communicate your research.

Monday, November 9 at 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 10 at 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Click HERE to register for free.

Engineering Research Crawl

Ever wonder what kind of cool research is happening in those tall Engineering buildings?  Or how engineering research connects with other disciplines on campus?  Join us for the Engineering Research Crawl for a guided tour to a variety of engineering & related research facilities!  This is your chance to go behind-the-scenes and discover how YOU can get involved.

This event is open to undergraduate students in all years and all disciplines.  Lunch will be provided.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 5, 2015 (space is limited)
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Various locations on North Campus

Click HERE to register for free.

URI Stipend

Deadline to Apply: October 26, 2015

The URI is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Researcher Stipend for projects beginning in Winter 2016.  The URI Stipend provides $5000 to support undergraduate students engaging in mentored, interdisciplinary research and creative activities.  Students in any year and any discipline (including international students) are eligible to apply.

Also new this fall – students undertaking campus sustainability-related projects may apply for funding through the new Learning Experiences through Applied Projects (LEAP) Living Lab program offered by the Office of Sustainability and Facilities & Operations.

How to apply:

Students can apply to the URI Stipend and the LEAP program through the same application form.  All applications will be reviewed for eligibility and adjudicated according to the URI Stipend criteria (details here).  LEAP applications will be further adjudicated based on specific LEAP Living Lab criteria (details here).

Have questions?  Need help with your proposal?

Applicants may contact URI to arrange a one-on-one appointment to discuss your proposal.

Programs & Events

You’re Invited!

Don’t forget to wear your costume… a prize will be given to the best dressed!

RP Open House

uPNR Inaugural June Kikuchi Memorial LectureClick HERE to view the pdf version.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 16, 2015

Date: November 6, 2015
Location: The Westin Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta
Post Conference Workshop: November 7, 2015 at ECHA

Form more information and to register, click HERE.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ginette L. Rodger

Conference Features

  • Meet, discuss and build new links with clinicians, students and academics in your area
  • Learn state-of-the-art skills via sessions on: quality improvement, leading teams, collaboration, KT, practice change and cultural competency
  • Keynote address from national nurse leader
  • Present and learn from research via: Scientific Symposia, Oral and Poster Presentations
  • Special student rates


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