The Cheriton School of Computer Science provides several exciting part-time and full-time research opportunities to its undergraduate students. These awards provide students with the opportunity to gain experience in research by working part-time or full-time for a term with a faculty member in their area of interest. Undergraduate students should consider pursuing awards like the NSERC USRA if they are interested in research or help them decide whether they want to continue their studies on a graduate level.
- Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA)
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council - Undergraduate Student Research Award program (NSERC USRA)
- Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF)
- Mathematics Undergraduate Research Assistance (MURA) offered by the Faculty of Mathematics
Students in Research
Nicholas Vadivelu receives 2021 Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Nicholas Vadivelu, an undergraduate student majoring in computer science and statistics, has received the 2021 Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial Award. Established in 2012, this prestigious annual award recognizes excellence in research conducted by an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Mathematics.
Steven Feng and Shannon Veitch selected for honourable mention in CRA’s 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards
Undergraduate students Steven Feng and Shannon Veitch have each received a prestigious honorable mention for their research from the Computing Research Association. The annual CRA awards program recognizes undergraduate students from universities across North America who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing science.
Ildar Gainullin (2A CS), Jason Yuen (4B CS) and Wesley Leung (4A SE) dominate at the 2021 ICPC North America Division Championship, will advance to 45th ICPC World Finals: Read more
CS student Shivam Sharma, creator of Reflect, wins Concept $5K pitch competition: Read more
Vikram Subramanian awarded first place in the ACM Student Research Competition for his presentation that examined first contributions of developers to open source projects on GitHub: Read more
Team of three CS students — Jason Williamson, Bing Xu Hu and Rebecca Brown — has won the Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award for entry in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium: Read more
Thinking of Graduate Studies?
Passionate about research and interested in continuing your education by pursuing graduate studies? Consider applying to the combined bachelor's/master's programs that allow students to start graduate studies during the last year of their undergraduate studies.