MD & Undergrad Research

Find resources to support MD and non-MD undergraduate student research.

Get Started

WHERE DO I START? This FAQ page answers the most commonly asked questions posed by students new to research.

WHAT IS BIOMEDICAL HEALTH RESEARCH? Learn more about the research areas, topics and project types that constitute biomedical health research.

Get Involved

EVENTS: Find Research-related Events (reoccurring events, seminar series etc.) including the Annual UBC Medicine Undergraduate Research Forum.

E-BULLETIN: Read the latest issue of the Student Research News e-bulletin for information on research-related events, opportunities, funding and resources.

FIND A SUPERVISOR: Tips for finding a research supervisor in the Faculty of Medicine. Individuals interested in mentorship may also be interested in the Research Mentorship Program and this article on mentoring from Science Careers.

FIND FUNDING: Visit the Funding Opportunities page for Faculty of Medicine-affiliated and external funding opportunities for MD and non-MD undergraduate students. Including the FoM Summer Student Research Program.


Visit the Resources page to find tools and information that will help you:

  • Get prepared to conduct your project: information on insurance, training and ethics approval
  • Conduct a successful Research Project: information on study design, methodology, etc.
  • Present and Publish your work: information on writing, presenting and publishing your work
  • and more!


Linda Herbert
FoM Student Research Coordinator
Email: linda  [dot]  herbert  [at]  ubc  [dot]  ca
Tel: 604 822-7154