Undergraduate student research

Student research opportunities

Innovation and discovery abound in our research labs. Get a first-hand experience of working on a major research project while completing your degree.


Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE) Awards

Experience research in a laboratory. Learn how to write proposals, seek funding and undertake a research project. The PURE awards benefit students at any stage of their undergraduate studies.

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Markin Undergraduate Student Research Program in Health and Wellness (USRP)

Get support and guidance to ensure you have a positive research experience. Discover all aspects of the research process.

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NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Open only to students in natural sciences and engineering, these awards are designed to help you pursue a research career.

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Other research opportunities

UCalgary offers student research summer positions. In some cases you will be required to find your own funding to help pay for your salary, but internal sources can be found through the university and we can help you find external funding as well.

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