Undergraduate Summer Research Program

The Faculty of Dentistry offers a Summer Research Program, available to undergraduate students from all Canadian dental schools. Through this program, summer students gain experience in laboratory and clinical research. Every year, several competitive travel awards are also available, which fund summer studentsโ€™ travel to international research conferences.

2024 Summer Research Program: Information for Principal Investigators

  • Program information for Principal Investigators (PIs) can be accessed at this link
  • PIs interested in applying for the Program will need to apply via this application form. 
  • The deadline to submit completed applications is February 27, 2024.

2024 Summer Research Program: Information for students

  • Interested in applying? Find out more about the program, and the application process, here. 
  • You will need to find a supervisor (Principal Investigator) to participate in the program. Here's a list PIs, who have participated in the program over the past few years.

    Please note: Some PIs may not be participating in this year's Summer Research Program.  

Important dates

  • February 27, 2024 Program applications are to be completed and submitted by your supervisors.
  • August 8, 2024 Presentation Day abstract deadline for all students.
  • August 16, 2024 Presentation Day. We will provide a checklist for all students so they are prepared for Presentation Day. You will receive a detailed itinerary a week prior to the presentation day.

Stay updated about the Program

E-mail Leah Raz at leah.raz@dentistry.utoronto.ca to receive updates about the program.

Please ensure that the subject line of the email is, โ€œSummer Student Mailer 2024โ€ and in the text, make sure to add:

  • your full name
  • your e-mail address.