Graduate Research Day

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On February 18-19, 2021, the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME) will be hosting a virtual event, where prospective students learn about our programs, meet 1:1 with our faculty members, and chat with our MASc and PhD students.

This event is hosted in collaboration of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. For more information, please visit the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering website.

Here is the tentative schedule:

DayTime (EST)SessionHostPlatform
02/181:00pmKeynote welcomeFASEZoom
02/181:20-1:50pmGrad Student Research Showcase – 3 minute thesis styleFASEZoom
Alumni speakers (x3)FASEZoom
02/183:00-3:15pmBME IntroductionBMEHopin
02/183:30-5:00pm1:1 Speed-meeting with faculty membersBMEHopin
02/185:15-6:15pmFireside chat with graduate studentsBMEHopin
GECoS Virtual Campus Tour + Student PanelGECoSZoom

Eligibility criteria

  • Have maintained a minimum of 80% in the last two years for undergraduate or masters thesis
  • Domestic applicants (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident) are preferred, exceptions can be made for international applicants
  • You have not been accepted into one of our program yet
  • Have attended University outside of the Greater Toronto area
    • E.g. Students who have attended University of Toronto for their undergrad are not eligible to apply for GRD
  • Interested in doing research in molecular, cell & tissue, or clinical engineering research with one of our core or cross-appointed faculty members

The University of Toronto and University of Toronto Engineering is committed to increasing diversity among our community members. Excellence flourishes in an environment that embraces the broadest range of people.


Option One—Apply to our programs

Apply on SGS by Friday, January 22, 2021.

Option Two—Apply for the event

Complete the form below by Friday, January 22, 2021.

  • Basic Information

  • (e.g. Queen's University, University of Waterloo, etc.)
  • (e.g. mechanical engineering, biology, etc.)
  • Which faculty members are you interested in working with?

  • Additional information

  • This could be your third and fourth year. This number will be verified in the official transcript below.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf.
    File names may not contain spaces or special characters. Please include transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions. Your full legal name must be legible on all transcripts. Unofficial transcript could be a screenshot or a PDF print of the GPA on the registrar's page.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please describe the following in a 1-page pdf document: 1. Why do you want to apply to this program? 2. What area of expertise do you want to gain? 3. How has your experience prepared you for biomedical engineering?

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