USC Independent Research Course Application

Before meeting with a supervisor or filling out the webform below, please click on the course to access the information sheet with important instructions - unique to each course:

BCEM 507, BCEM 528, BCEM 530, BIOL 507, BIOL 509, BIOL 528, BIOL 530, CHEM 402, CHEM 502, CMMB 507, CMMB 528, CMMB 507.95/530, CPSC 502, CPSC 503ECOL 507, ECOL 528, ECOL 530, ENSC 504, ENSC 505, GLGY 509, GLGY 510, GOPH 509, NEUR 506, NEUR 507, PHYS 598, PHYS 599, PLBI 507, PLBI 528, PLBI 530, SCIE 502, ZOOL 507, ZOOL 528, ZOOL 530.


Please note:

  • PHYS 598 and 599 are not available in Spring or Summer 2022

Questions with an asterisk (*) are required.


This form is to be completed and submitted after you have received agreement from a faculty member willing to supervise you on a research project for one of the courses listed above.

Course
Please contact science.advising@ucalgary.ca if the term you wish to apply for is not listed.

Prospective Supervisor

For most courses (but not all), you must have at least one faculty member from your department/program involved in your project as a supervisor or in a similar role. Please review the course information sheet (linked to each course at the top of this webpage) to see what is required for the course into which you are seeking enrolment, and fill out the supervisor section accordingly. 

 (e.g. Zoology, Chemistry, Geology, Neuroscience)
(Please note: You will be unable to submit this form unless you check this checkbox)

Additional Faculty Members

Do you have additional faculty members (e.g. as co-supervisor, second reader, supervisory committee member, or other representative) involved in your project?

Additional Faculty Member 1

(e.g. co-supervisor, second reader, supervisory committee member, NTSC representative, or other title as appropriate)
 (e.g. Zoology, Chemistry, Geology, Neuroscience)
(Please note: You will be unable to submit this form unless you check this checkbox)

Additional Faculty Member 2

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(e.g. co-supervisor, second reader, supervisory committee member, NTSC representative, or other title as appropriate)
 (e.g. Zoology, Chemistry, Geology, Neuroscience)
(Please note: You will be unable to submit this form unless you check this checkbox)

Project Title and Description

A thesis proposal must be submitted to the supervisor before completing this webform. See the course info sheet for details on requirements for the thesis proposal.

250 words maximum
Please indicate whether this is your first or second PHYS 599 project

Will your project be done at or in conjunction with another educational institution or organization?
If "Yes" is selected, please include details in the Project Description section above.

Please select where you will be working on your project
(to be selected if you will be working on the project completely off-campus)
(to be selected if you will be on-campus for any portion of the project work)
(For example: "I will be working entirely remotely" or "I will be working in supervisor's lab approximately 6 hours per week")

Evaluation Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

Please enter below the evaluation criteria for each of the components that make up your project. 

  • Please enter a minimum of three and a maximum of six components for your project.
  • All the components should have an "Agreed value in %" which adds up to 100% in total.

Course component 1

Limit of 75 characters
(if applicable)

Course component 2

Limit of 75 characters
(if applicable)

Course component 3

Limit of 75 characters
(if applicable)

Course component 4

Limit of 75 characters
(if applicable)

Course component 5

Limit of 75 characters
 (if applicable)

Course component 6

Limit of 75 characters
(if applicable)

Note: you will be unable to submit this form unless you check the two checkboxes below.

If you require academic accommodations, you are strongly encouraged to contact Student Accessibility Service (SAS). Your SAS advisor could be a part of the conversation with your supervisor(s) to ensure that the possible accommodations are in place to support your success in the course.


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