Undergraduate Research Award
Undergrad Research Awards

Wondering what to do next summer?

Why not experience research with a professor in the Faculty of Architecture?  

Professors regularly contribute to the advancement of knowledge and culture through their research, scholarship and creative activities. To encourage involvement of undergraduate students in research, the University of Manitoba has established the Undergraduate Research Award. This award allows students to be mentored by a professor of their choice while working as a research assistant for 16 weeks in the summer. Student winners will receive $7,000.00 and gain valuable experience in their field, while professors benefit from skilled support. This year, the University of Manitoba will offer up to 170 awards, including up to ten awards dedicated to self-declared Canadian Indigenous students.

The application process requires students interview two eligible professors, write short summaries of their research, and describe how participating in one of these research areas may advance long-term career aspirations.

Deadline: January 25, 2019.

Full application details are available here.

This Faculty of Architecture information session brings together past student winners of the Undergraduate Research Award and interested professors to discuss their research and/or their experience participating in this award program.

Océane Perham, Yang Peng, Michele Palmieri – 2018 Student Winners
Prof. Lisa Landrum, Architecture, Associate Dean Research
Prof. Lancelot Coar, Architecture
Prof. Kamni Gill, Landscape Architecture
Prof. Susan Close, Interior Design
Prof. Sarah Cooper, City Planning
Prof. Richard Milgrom, City Planning
Prof. Karen Wilson Baptist, Environmental Design Program Chair, Associate Dean Academic

Students may consider working with any available full-time faculty member, whose research is described on their bio page on the Academic Staff List.

photo: Violet Zhiyu Jiang, 2017 Undergraduate Research Award Recipient.

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Food for Thought
Thursday, January 10, 2019
12 PM |  Centre Space
John A. Russell Building
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba

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