Reseach and Seminar (CHMI 4615 EL / CHMI 4655 FL)
CHMI 4615/55 involves the investigation (experimental and/or theoretical) of a research topic, under the supervision of one or more faculty members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, or those cross-appointed to the department. The goal of this course is to provide you with training and experience in conducting scientific research, and to communicate your results effectively, both in oral and written forms. To be admitted in CHMI 4615/55, a student should have completed all of his/her second year and third-year core courses. More detailed information regarding the course can be found in the course outline (see below).
Seminar Hours (Fall/Winter 2016/17): Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:20 p.m.
MINISYMPOSIUM 2016 PICTURES
NEW: The Research Proposal Seminar Schedule can be downloaded here.
The official LU syllabus for CHMI 4615/55 can be downloaded here.
The Detailed Course Outline can be downloaded here.
Form A can be downloaded here.
The marking scheme for oral presentations can be downloaded here.
Laurentian's Policy on Academic Integrity can be downloaded here.
Information on Learning Assistance and Academic Writing from Laurentian's Centre of Academic Excellence can be downloaded here.
The Certificate of Participation for the Zotero/Google Scholar Workshop can be downloaded here.
Instructional media for giving PowerPoint presentations and for Public Speaking: PowerPoint (mp4), Public Speaking (mp4), Handout for PowerPoint (pdf), Handout for Public Speaking (pdf).
GUEST SPEAKERS: To be announced
|September 07, 2016||First session|
|September 12, 2016||WHMIS training|
|September 26, 2016||Seminar: The Do's and Don'ts of Oral Presentations (Dr. Arteca)|
|September 26, 2016||Submission of Form A, the WHMIS certificate, and completion of the Reseach Skills Tutorial|
|September 28, 2016||Introduction to Zotero (with Ashley Thomson - Brenda Wallace Computer Room)|
|October 17, 2016||Seminar: How to build a résumé (Todd Gagnon)|
|October 24, 2016||Practice run on Powerpoint Presentations: 5-7 min on a chemical/biochemical topic of your choice|
|March 13, 2017||Submission of Thesis (first) Draft|
|March 22 & 23, 2017||Minisymposium 2017|
|April 05, 2017||Submission of Research Thesis|
|April 21, 2017||Submission of approved and signed Research Thesis|