Research Opportunities

Research Awards

There are two types of awards to support undergraduate research in the Department of Physics:

  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council: Undergraduate Student Research Awards (NSERC USRA)
    • For Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
    • Applications must be submitted electronically to NSERC by Friday, January 25, 2019.
  • Department of Physics: Summer Undergraduate Physics Research Experience (Physics SUPRE)
    • For students of all nationalities.
    • Applications must be submitted on paper or via email to the Department of Physics by Friday, January 25, 2019.

To apply for NSERC USRA and Physics SUPRE awards, visit this webpage.


Contacting Researchers

If you are an undergraduate student who is interested in gaining some research experience (either during the academic terms or during summer), you are encouraged to contact our Department professors directly. Professors are listed by field of study in the Research section.


Undergraduate Research Papers

Undergraduate students have opportunities to contribute to research papers. For a list of recent papers co-authored by Physics undergraduate students, visit the Undergraduate Research Papers page.