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Summer Student Workshop Series

The Owerko Centre and Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute join Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, O'Brien Institute for Public Health, Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, and Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases to provide summer students with outstanding opportunities and resources to enrich their summer research experience.

Workshops are offered through a variety of online/in-person/hybrid formats. All workshops are available to trainees who register. Participants are not required to register for each workshop individually. 

This year's topics

  • Voices, Words and Numbers Matter: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility (EDIA) in Health Research
  • How and Why Sex and Gender Need to be Incorporated into Research
  • Enhancing Critical Thinking in Scientific Inquiry: Exploring Beliefs, Observations, and Ethics
  • Literature Reviews
  • How to write a scientific abstract
  • Everything I needed to know about biostatistics I learned from a pack of M&Ms 
  • Strategies for Effective Verbal Communication
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students presenting research posters

ACHRI/Owerko Centre Summer Student Research Symposium

August 28, 2024. Registration details coming soon.