start your journey into research

Life Sciences
Research Night 


Life Sciences Centre

Conveniently located on campus at the Life Sciences Centre, we’re only a short walk from UBC Hospital and neighbouring bus stops.

Free Food & Workshops

As always, dinner and the workshops are on us – all you have to bring is yourself and an open mind! (And maybe something to jot down a few notes on)

November 22, 2018

The event falls on a Thursday evening, and will be from
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 

World-Class Researchers

Getting into research can be hard – but it doesn’t have to be. We have some of the brightest minds presenting at LSRN 2018.

Information packed

Our workshops will give you all the tips and tricks for how to get started with your journey into research. Bring something to take notes with!

Present at LSRN

Are you a researcher? Interested in presenting your findings are Life Sciences Research Night? Submit your poster to present. DEADLINE: November 1st

Check-in at 5:00 pm, the KeyNote speech will begin at 5:30!

Workshop Schedule

6:00 – 6:25 pm

General Research

A Day in the Life:
Basic vs. Translational vs. Clinical Research

MD vs. PhD vs.
MD/PhD. Panel


6:30 – 6:55 pm

Talk Science
to Me Panel


General Post-Graduate Information

How to Approach Faculty

7:00 – 7:25 pm

Student Research Experiences Panel


Industry vs. Academia vs. Government

Pathways to Drug Discovery

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Networking Session – Dinner, Drinks, Poster Presentations, Photo Booth and More! 


We’re at Life Sciences Institute (also known as Life Sciences Centre, or LSC) at the UBC Vancouver campus. It’s a short walk from UBC Hospital and opposite the pharmacy building, and visible at the intersection between Wesbrook Mall and Agronomy Road. 

Parking is available at the Health Sciences Parkade.

We’ll have clear signs to the main lecture halls, where our event will kick off in! Still lost? Check out the LSI on UBC Wayfinding.

Free, as in

$ 0


But why free?

We believe in research, and believe in undergraduate students.

Our event is proudly supported and funded by all of the clubs who helped plan it. From filling your bellies with food to filling your brains with knowledge, every expense is covered so that you, the students, can enjoy it – no strings attached. 

The organizers

LSRN is a collaborative effort.

Life Sciences Research Night is a collaboration between URO and several clubs at UBC, each bringing unique expertise along with the funding necessary to make the event a success.