Current Update(s) 

June 20: Registration for the “How to Make an Effective Presentation” workshop is now open. Click here to find out more.

June 19: Abstract submission are due by July 11, 2019 at 11.59pm. Click here to find out more.

April 3, 2019: There will be an obligatory orientation session for LURA and USRA students on Tuesday, May 7, at 9.30 am in BERG 313.

April 3, 2019: USRA students need to submit forms on the NSERC online system. An e-mail has gone out to all USRA students with instructions. If you are a USRA student and have not received communication regarding NSERC forms, please contact Christina Corre. LURA students do not need to fill out these forms.

April 3, 2019: All spots have been filled and confirmed.

Past Updates

March 17, 2019: All applicants have been notified of the results for their applications to the LURA and NSERC USRA programs. Please send an email to if you have not received your results, and those that have been wait listed will be informed by early April if a spot becomes available. Students that were unsuccessful are encouraged to explore the RAY program. More information can be found at the following link:

Feb 14, 2019: Thank you for submitting your application for the 2019 LURA/USRA competition. Your application is currently being evaluated by a committee. The results of the adjudication will be communicated by mid-March.

Thank you for your patience.

Jan 31: Drop-in help sessions have been scheduled:

Drop-in help sessions for students:

February 6, 9.00 am - 10.00 am, BRG 211

February 7, 12.00 pm - 1:00 pm, BRG 213

February 11, 9.00 am – 10.00 am, BRG 313

February 12, 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm, BRG 211

Jan 22: The FluidReview application site is now open.

Jan 22: The PowerPoint presentation from the information sessions can be downloaded here.

Jan 21: The Supervisor Endorsement Form is now available. This form needs to be signed by the supervisor and uploaded by the student with the application package at FluidReview.

Jan 18: Room change: The information session on January 22nd from noon to 1 pm has been moved to BRG 125.