Undergraduate research opportunities

Pathobiology Specialist students have access to various types of research opportunities at the University of Toronto. These can be either course-based or non-course based research opportunities. 

T-CAIREM Summer Research Studentships

Deadline: February 19, 2021

T-CAIREM launched its inaugural AI in Medicine Summer Student Program to introduce undergraduate and medical students to AI research in health.

You need to find a supervisor.

If you are accepted onto the program, you will receive a stipend of $5,985 for the 12-week program. T-CAIREM will provide the supervisor’s institution with $2,992.50. The supervisor must fund $2,992.50. 

Course-based research

Research Opportunity Program

For undergraduate students in their 2nd and 3rd year (LMP299 or LMP399).

With the Arts and Sciences Research Opportunity Program (A&S ROP), you can perform research under an LMP faculty member and earn course credit towards your degree and program requirement.

This program is administered by the A&S ROP office, find out more on their website.

Independent studies

For undergraduate students in their 3rd year and 4th year.

Many colleges also offer independent studies courses where you can perform research under an LMP faculty member, and earn course credit towards your degree and program requirement.

Contact your college registrar’s office to identify potential opportunities.

LMP405Y1: Project in Pathobiology 154P

For undergraduate students in their 3rd year and 4th year.

You can enroll in an independent research project to be completed under the supervision of an LMP faculty member.

See LMP405Y1: Project in Pathobiology 154P for more information.

 

Non-course based research

LMP Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 

A summer research program, usually over 12 weeks, working with a research supervisor in LMP.

LMP Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program (SURE) for full details and how to apply.

Work Study Program

The Work Study program offers paid, on-campus positions that provide undergraduate students an opportunity to strengthen your skills and to enhance the undergraduate experience.

All Work Study positions are Co-Curricular Record (CCR) recognized.

The program runs twice a year: fall/winter and summer terms.