Starting Your Research Career

Undergraduate Program

3970Z Six Week Research Projects


Part of the the Medical Biophysics Honors Specialization Modules includes:

  • the third year Medical Biophysics 3970Z lab course where students do individual Six-Week research projects

Six-Week Projects: During the latter part of the year, students work in biophysics research labs on individual projects. This provides them with an opportunity to experience the research environment, contribute to ongoing projects, and plan for their 4th year project.

For examples of projects from previous years, click on the following links to view a selection of Powerpoint presentations and write-ups.

View the Medical Biophysics Directory of Faculty Members with active research programs which include undergraduate and graduate students as part of their teams.




Important News for 2014 Graduate Applicants

In Your Statement of Intent, 
please indicate in which area(s) of graduate research you are interested & why your academic and research background has attributes relevant to your intention to pursue a graduate degree in Medical Biophysics.

If you are a domestic applicant - START HERE - to submit your application.

If you are applying to the PhD Med Biop Clin MSc CAMPEP Accredited stream of the Medical Biophysics graduate program - START HERE

If you are an international applicant - START HERE - to submit your application.

MUST READ: Graduate Chair's Notes for All MBP Students

The Top 10 Things A MBP Graduate Student Needs To Know (presented by Baraa Al-Khazraji, senior PhD student)

Above presentations best viewed using Google Chrome

Western's Learning Skills Services for Graduate Students offers excellent advice and counselling about balancing the challenges of conducting research, writing your dissertation, and maintaining a personal life. An effective example of their services is tips on time management

View the Slide Show from the 2013 A. C. Burton Lecture

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In Memory of Dr. Alan C. Groom, Professor Emeritius, the Alan C. Groom Memorial Fund Has Been Established. See Presentation  ...
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Founder, Medical Biophysics, UWO, and
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Inductee


View UWO Libraries video seminars presented by globally recognized scientists covering all biomedical topics


Also of interest:

Department of Medical Biophysics - Learning through Research