5:00 – 5:25 PM
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5:30 – 5:55 PM
Are you ready to #GetIntoResearch? Our keynote speaker Dr. Eli Puterman, a UBC professor and Canada Research Chair, will talk about his research on fitness, aging, and stress, as well as his own personal journey in research.
6:00 – 6:25 PM
Day in the Life: Basic vs. Translational vs. Clinical Research
MD vs PhD vs. MD/PhD Panel
General Post-Graduate Information
6:30 – 6:55 PM
UBC Science Co-Op
Participants have the opportunity to ask questions to professionals who have or are currently in 2 mainstream fields of research: industry and academia. Learn more about the career opportunities available to undergraduates after they have graduated and are looking for jobs involving research. Participants are encouraged to prepare questions beforehand.
7:00 – 7:25 PM
Join us for a discussion about the experiences and challenges faced by women in STEM career paths in this brand new workshop for 2019! This interactive workshop is hosted by two amazing women involved in research – Lynn Norman, a field biologist who has worked for with the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project, Dr. Marcia Graves, microbiology and immunology professor and Killam Teaching Prize recipient, as well as Dr. Friderike Moon, a PhD in neuroscience and a curator for the BodyWorks Gallery at Science World. Participants are encouraged to come prepared with questions and discussion topics.
How to Fund Your Undergrad Research: SSRP & NSERC USRA Awards
Honours and Directed Studies Panel
7:30 PM onwards
For those unfamiliar with it, poster presentations are where local researchers get a chance to present their research. Each researcher will be in front of a poster-version of their research, which you will get a chance to read and discuss with the presenter.