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Research themes

College of Pharmacy Research Day

2022 Pharmacy Research Day highlights studies of drug effects, multiple sclerosis data

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helen Tremlett
Oral Presentation Winner: Courtney Lawrence 
Poster Presentation Winner: Donica Janzen

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Our researchers

Undergraduate research opportunities

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UM Undergraduate Research Awards

Each year, the University of Manitoba provides a multitude of unique learning opportunities through the undergraduate research awards. This program allows undergraduate students to interact with the best minds and research leaders in their fields. This experience opens them up to new possibilities for a research career in either government, academic or industry sectors.

College of Pharmacy PharmD Undergraduate Summer Research Experience

Overview

Offered by the College of Pharmacy, the summer research experience offers undergraduates a unique opportunity to hone their research skills and build strong relationships with faculty mentors.

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 for Year 1 students and $2,500 each per month for Year 2 students:

  • Year 1 students are eligible for four months (16 weeks)
  • Year 2 students are eligible for two months (10 weeks), depending on your hospital rotations. Further information will be provided once rotations schedules are reviewed.

How to apply

  1. Review the project descriptions (PDF) 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 (PDF) in cooperation with your PI of choice.

IMPORTANT: Submit your application by February 25, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. (CST)

 

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

Overview

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.

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

Contact us

College of Pharmacy
Apotex Centre
750 McDermot Ave W
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada

204-474-9306
204-789-3744