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Interview with Dr. David Rupp, Director of the Canadian Institute in Greece at the University of Alberta


Lecture by Dr. F. Swyripa tonight: Documenting Pioneer Ukrainian Churches in the Canadian Prairies, 7PM, Tory Breezeway 2

Swyripa Poster

The Undergraduate Research Initiative, take notion!

For all undergraduate students in the Department of History and Classics: below you will find some terrific activities organized by the Undergraduate Research Initiative. These workshops are a great way to build your CV and become serious about your own research.


February  4(12:05-12:50 p.m., 1-031 CCIS) How to write an undergraduate research abstract

February 5 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 1-031 CCIS) How to apply for undergraduate research funding

February 11 (12:05-12:50 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Talk Nerdy to Me: How to communicate with an interdisciplinary audience

February 18: Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Research Crawl

February 19: Cognitive Science Research Crawl

February 26 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB): How to design and present an undergraduate research poster


March 2: Deadline for applications: URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend (for projects beginning May 2015)

March 5 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB) How to present your undergraduate research

March 9: Deadline for nominations: U of A Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Undergraduate Research

March 9: Deadline for applications: URI Peer Undergraduate Research Liaison (PURL) Volunteer program (for 2015-2016)

March 10 (12:35-1:20 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Putting your research to work: translating your undergraduate research experience for potential employers


April 28 (12:05-12:50 p.m., 2-100 SUB) Making the most of your summer research experience

It would be terrific if you could share some of these dates!  Crystal and Yuan and the PURLS have been very busy with class visits as well.  They have traveling road shows on thinking about research, creating a poster, presenting.  They can also do custom presentations and workshop for classes and groups.  What a great way to bring undergraduate research into the class and help spread information about research and URI.
Although you know about all these, your colleagues may not, so here is a list of ways to stay in touch with URI:
The e-newsletter which is distributed every 2 weeks The Undergraduate Research Portal a great resource for students and a terrific place to post opportunities for students Twitter @URIUofA Facebook

Visiting Speakers Drs David Rupp and Metaxia Tsipopoulou, Jan. 21-23 2015. Three events.

Poster W 3PM 2Poster R 3PM 2

Poster R 7PM 2

Free Pizza Lunch for graduate students in History and Classics, Wednesday Jan. 21, 12PM, Tory 2-79.