Several pharmacist students working in a lab.

Research themes

Our researchers

Undergraduate and graduate research

Research Poster Competition
This competition will give undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to learn about research at the College of Pharmacy, develop skills related to developing a scientific poster and presenting your research, and provide students and faculty an opportunity for collaboration and knowledge transfer.

PharmD undergraduate summer research experience

For undergraduate students interested in research, the summer research experience offers a unique opportunity to hone their skills and build strong relationships with faculty mentors.

  • Tushar Upreti, a research student in the College of Pharmacy working in a lab.

Eligibility

This opportunity is open to Year 1 and Year 2 PharmD students.

Funding is available for six students at $2,000 each per month:

  • Year 1 students are eligible for four months (16 weeks)
  • Year 2 students are eligible for two months (8-9 weeks), depending on your hospital rotations. Further information will be provided once rotations schedules are reviewed.

How to apply

  1. Review the project descriptions below and decide which research project aligns with your goals and interests.
  2. Communicate with the primary investigator (PI) in charge of the project you’re interested in.
  3. Complete the application form in cooperation with your PI of choice.

Note: The application is now closed for the year. This website will be updated in Fall 2021 when next year’s program is launched.

Funding and resources

The College of Pharmacy is committed to funding research and supporting our principal investigators. Here are some examples of places to start looking for funding.

Safety training for research personnel

 

The College of Pharmacy follows all policies and procedures established to ensure the safety and well-being of its students and staff. Safety training is mandatory for all new research personnel - view the sections below for details that apply to you.

Internal personnel - wet lab

Before the first day at work, all new research personnel must:

Visit UM Learn and register for:

  • College of Pharmacy lab safety training course
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and biosafety training courses

After each course, submit your certificate of completion to the lead lab technician.

Schedule an in-person training session with the lead lab technician to complete the laboratory safety checklist for new lab personnel.

On/after the first day at work, all new research personnel must:

Non-pharmacy personnel

All applicants from outside the College of Pharmacy must have an internal principal investigator sponsoring their application. Review our faculty directory to find a researcher who can be responsible for your work in our labs.

Contact the lead lab technician for your application package. Return the completed form to the lead lab technician.

Visit UM Learn and register for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and biosafety training courses. Submit your certificates to the lead lab technician upon completion.

Note: The associate dean (research) reviews the applications and applicants are contacted with further details once a decision has been made.

Non-university personnel

All applicants from outside the University of Manitoba must have an internal principal investigator sponsoring their application. Review our faculty directory to find a researcher who can be responsible for your work in our labs.

Note: International visitors are encouraged to contact the University of Manitoba International Centre for information on visa applications.

Completing non-lab research at the College of Pharmacy

Individuals performing research with dry lab faculty must complete a mandatory orientation. This includes:

  • Summer students (from the College and university)
  • Volunteers
  • Incoming graduate students

Research events

Contact us

Dr. Hope Anderson
Professor and associate dean, research
College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
​​​​​​​Room 233 Apotex Centre
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada

204-480-1455

Natalie Scofield-Singh
Research and graduate program coordinator
College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Rom 143 Apotex Centre
750 McDermot Avenue 
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada

204-480-1497