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Undergraduate Research Awards News Archive

Undergraduate student Henry McKay

Student shares personal story on homelessness and the power of research

December 9, 2019 — 
'We are trying to see the light in the dark'

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A new appreciation for research

September 4, 2018 — 
Fall term is starting and students are back on campus. While it may be time for back to school, UM Today is celebrating summer by sharing some of the exceptional things U of M students were up to over the break. 

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Undergraduate student Vanessa Hoi is working on growing genetically modified canola plants that will have bigger and better seeds. // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Experience Research deadline approaching

December 16, 2016 — 
Award recipients are mentored by a professor in their field of interest, from climate change to disease prevention

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Mark Belmonte mentored Vanessa Hoi as part of Experience Research, the undergraduate research award offered by the office of the vice-president (research and international). // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Undergrad helping develop better canola crops

December 16, 2016 — 
Through Experience Research, undergrad Vanessa Hoi is trying to identify genes essential for crop production

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Rachel Mangiacotti (left) organized and evaluated an ‘experiential workshop’ about Canada’s history and was mentored by Donna Martin. // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Gaining confidence through education

December 16, 2016 — 
Nursing student Rachel Mangiacotti organized an ‘experiential workshop’ about Canada’s history as part of Experience Research

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Research and International

Life-changing opportunities await

November 27, 2015 — 
The $6,000 award incorporates hands-on research with one-on-one mentorship from a U of M researcher

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Student’s poster on audio files places third in poster competition

November 13, 2015 — 
Curtis Wiens used his Undergraduate Research Award work as basis for his poster

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Education Faculty Research Day

Faculty of Education

Second annual Faculty Research Day attracts more than 400 students

October 19, 2015 — 
Presentations made by four 2015 Undergraduate Research Award winners

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Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux of Lakehead University encourages students to visit remote communities.

Faculty of Education

Creative thinking, innovative research the key to change for Indigenous people, students told

October 7, 2015 — 
'We’re tired of hearing how bad it is, how poor we are. We don’t need to research that anymore. What we need to do is, ‘How do we change that?’

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Faculty of Medicine

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Professors recognized for student support

June 24, 2015 — 
David Dawe, Yoav Keynan and Afshin Raouf were selected as the 12th Annual MMSF / SBRC Richard Hoeschen Memorial Award recipients.

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