To ensure that trainees have an optimal experience in the BSc(Med) Program, all submitted research proposals are independently reviewed by two established investigators from the University of Manitoba, who then prepare a joint commentary to the Undergraduate Research Program’s Review Committee. The Review Committee meets as a whole to discuss all submitted research projects. Some projects will be accepted as submitted, others will require review and formal response to the questions raised by the reviewers, and some projects will be deemed unacceptable to proceed as BSc(Med) projects and, will be “rejected”.
Research projects for the BSc(Med) Program are evaluated using the following criteria:
The overall scientific merit of the proposed project:
After the project evaluation process has been undertaken, the assessment will lead to one of 3 possible outcomes that are summarized as follows:
Rejected (Committee will provide options such as finding a new project, new supervisor or continuing outside of the BScMed Program).
Once a project has been completely rejected the same project may not be revised and resubmitted on the same year as the review.
If the supervisor wishes, the project can be revised and resubmitted for reconsideration by the committee for the following intake year. Students may choose to either;
The Research Guide
A primer for residents, other health
care trainees, and practitioners
Application process for BSc(Med) &
MED Summer Research Projects