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Research Readiness for Life Sciences

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University of Toronto - St. George Campus

1 King's College Circle

Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

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Second & third year HMB program students are invited to join in a three-day workshop over Winter Reading Week to develop and hone their researcher skills, equipping them to secure research opportunities and stand out as undergraduate researchers.

Workshop Program*

Day 1 – Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) Location: MS2172

  • Course introduction
  • Meet and greet among students
  • The practical use of the scientific method
  • Basics of safety in the lab
  • Ethical consideration and responsibilities in research
  • Roles and duties in academic research
  • Teamwork and collaboration in life science research
  • Lab books and record keeping
  • Data and noise in data
  • Formal design of experiments to minimize time and cost

Day 2 – Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) Location: MS2172

  • The scientific literature and how to search it
  • Communication and scientific publications
    • Oral presentations (informal and formal)
    • Posters
    • Journal articles
    • The application of life science research results
    • Introduction to patent20- s
    • Reflection on university research and students’ goals

Networking event – Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 (4 pm – 6 pm) Location: Med Sci Lobby

  • Meet undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and other researchers

Day 3 – Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 (9:30 am – 12 noon) Location: MS2170

  • Individual discussion of student goals and proposed projects
    (Optional – for students who would like to discuss their goals.)

*subject to change based on feedback and development

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