SBME Synergy Research Day


You are officially invited to SBME Synergy Research Day

Join us this August to discover the exciting research being conducted by UBC’s undergraduate Synergy award-holders!

In the tradition of the CBR-SBME Summer Research Program, Research Day is an opportunity for Synergy’s students to showcase their summer research projects, hear an inspirational keynote talk, and celebrate the end of the Summer Studentship Program (you can learn more about the Synergy program here).

Research Day provides an excellent platform for students to practice their presentation skills, and learn more about the work being done in UBC’s world-class laboratories. Students will have the opportunity to present their summer work through lightning-round talks and a poster presentation.

Research Day At a Glance

The top 10 student abstracts will have the opportunity to present their research through a three-minute ‘lightning’ style presentation. All students will be invited to present their summer research through a poster session in the LSI atrium. Students, supervisors, faculty and friends will all be in attendance!

The event will also feature a keynote talk from a leader in biomedical engineering.

What do the students get?

  • An opportunity to explain their research and gain valuable feedback;
  • A platform to strengthen their presentation skills;
  • Exposure to UBC’s exciting research;
  • And an excellent venue for networking

Event Details

Where: Life Sciences Centre (2350 Health Sciences Mall), West Atrium (posters) & LSC 1003 (talks)

When: August 16th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm PT


9:00 am – 9:05 am Welcome remarks

9:05 am – 10:00 am Keynote Talk by Dr. Milena Radzikowska

10:00 am – 10:45am Poster Session

10:45 am – 11:45 am Trainee Rapid Talks

11:45 am – 12 pm Award Ceremony

Trainee Research

Learn more about each research project below:

Click to download the full poster list.


Dr. Milena Radzikowska

Speaker Biography: Dr. Milena Radzikowska is a Professor in Information Design at Mount Royal University. Since 2005, she’s collaborated on over 25 interdisciplinary design research projects, several with budgets in the millions, extending over longer periods. She’s the co-author of Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage (Routledge Publishing, 2011), and two upcoming books, Design + DH, and Prototyping Across the Disciplines (Intellect Books).
Milena lives and works in Alberta, Canada.

Join us for an exciting research showcase and to celebrate the end of SBME’s Summer Studentship Program!