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COVID-19 Update

Due to uncertainty about access to research facilities in the upcoming year, independent projects should be planned with the possibility of being conducted remotely. Examples include projects that develop theory or that pose hypotheses that can be tested using pre-existing data. The department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology will assist with the latter type of project by providing workshops on meta-analysis.

Supervision is expected to occur primarily via video chats, teleconferences and e-mail, and will only include in-person meetings if deemed safe by the student, supervisor and university. The research project/plan must ensure that you can maintain the social distancing necessary given the current situation with COVID-19.

Research Courses

One of the best ways to enhance your education and gain valuable research experience is to take research courses. These courses allow you to get involved in research around a topic that your instructor assigns you or to or pursue a specific topic of interest.

EEB299Y1/399Y1: Research Opportunity Program (ROP)

The Research Opportunity Program (ROP) gives undergraduate students in their second and third year the chance to join a professor’s research project and earn course credit towards their degree and program requirements.

Please visit the ROP website for more information.

EEB398H0/398Y0: Research Excursions Program (REP)

The Research Excursion Program (REP) provides an opportunity for Arts & Science undergraduate students to travel off-campus as part of a professor’s research project and to earn a course credit at the same time. Past REP courses have taken students around the world, including to archives in New York City, field sites in Algonquin Park and forests in Ecuador.

Please visit the REP website for more information.

EEB397Y1Y: Research Project in EEB

Students and supervisors are to complete 2 forms: an application form and a registration form. Instructions and specific deadlines are indicated on each form.

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EEB497H1F/S: Research Studies in EEB

Students and supervisors to complete a single form. Deadline and instructions are indicated on the form itself. Please note this course is typically a literature review due to the length of a half course (half-year course).

Summer 2021 Form // Fall/Winter 2021-2022 Form

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EEB498Y1/499Y1: Advanced Research Project in EEB

**Students enrolled in EEB498Y1/499Y1 during the Fall/Winter will automatically be concurrently enrolled in EEB488H1Y – Research Issues in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.**

Students and supervisors are to complete 2 forms: an application form and a registration form. Instructions and specific deadlines are indicated on each form.

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Students and supervisors are encouraged to review the EEB Research Project Course guidelines before completing the application and registration forms.