Research Readiness Program

CURRICULUM 2017

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Time & Location

May 2 and May 5, 2017

Lash Miller Chemical Labs,  Room LM161

Lectures

  • Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Course introduction
    • Introduction to the Impact Centre
    • Meet and greet among the students
    • The scientific process in the academic and industrial settings, goals, challenges, opportunities
    • The impact of science on society
    • Lab books and record keeping
    • Basics of safety in the lab
    • Introduction to patents
    • Signals and noise
    • Design of experiments and analysis of data
  • Friday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • The scientific literature and how to search it
    • Communication and scientific publications: oral presentations, posters, journals
    • Reflection on university research
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