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Plug Yourself Into UBC Research

Meet the people that make UBC a top-40 research university and explore how you can get involved.

Discover the who, what, why and how of UBC research this March as the Office of the VP, Research and Innovation presents Plug Yourself into UBC Research - a three-part series for undergraduate students.

Get lots of ideas, find a few answers and develop one big question.

Professor POV

March 9, Noon - 1pm

Join four UBC professors and get inspired by their leading research in Indigenous literature, health, bioengineering and climate change. Learn more about what their research looks like, why they do it and what it means for you.

Prof. Daniel Heath Justice (English and Critical Indigenous Studies, UBCV),
Prof. Heather Gainforth (School of Health and Exercise Sciences, UBCO),
Prof. Karen Cheung (Electrical and Computer Engineering & School of Biomedical Engineering, UBCV) and
Prof. Lori Daniels (Forest and Conservation Sciences, UBCV)

The Undergrad Research Experience

March 16, Noon - 1pm

Hear how current students and recent graduates got involved in UBC research, what they learned and where it has taken them. We’ll also share some resources and routes into research as an undergrad.

Kiah Lee (toxicology and environmental science, UBCV)
Courtney Kneale (history, UBCO)
Nisa Chavez (applied animal biology, UBCV)
Min Kim (global health and nutrition, UBCV)

How to design a research project that matters to you… and the world

March 27, Noon - 1pm

Join UBC’s Professor Christopher Rea (Asian Studies, UBCV) to learn how to turn a passion into a project, when to ask “meaningless” questions, and why you’ll never be happy if you “narrow down your topic.”

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