Trainee events

The CBR Trainee Group includes over a hundred undergraduate and graduate students who are doing or are interested in biomedical research. Throughout the year many events are held by this group showcasing the student biomedical research happening on campus.

Upcoming events for CBR trainees

There are currently no upcoming events.

Recent past events

LifeScience BC Career Paths in BC

March 8, 2018 in the UVic SUB

A unique opportunity to learn more about Life Science Career Paths in BC, along with the cutting-edge research and development being done on the mainland and locally. The event will be a career panel session with lots of networking and Q&A opportunities.

Symposium: Biotechnology - An Industry Perspective (Canadian Biomaterials Society - BC Student Chapter)

January 25, 2018 in UVic's MSB 160

Join us for an industry talk and the opportunity to network with keynote Dr. Erik Jervis, Principle Scientist and recruiter with STEMCELL Technologies. Lunch provided.

Graduate School Demystified

January 30, 2018 in UVic's ECS 116

CBR graduate students answer all your questions! Why you should consider grad school. How you get funded. What you can expect. Why you? And much more!

Build Your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills

Febuary 19 and 20, 2018 in UVic's Sedgewick Building A142

What and Who is Mitacs? Mitacs  is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 18 years. Working with 60 universities, thousands of companies, and both federal and provincial governments, they build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.

Welcome Back CBR/CAMTEC Poster Social

January 12, 2018

All faculty and students are invited to attend this social for an opportunity to learn about both Centres' upcoming events as well as a chance to socialize and learn about possible collaboration possibilities! Formal short program starts at 3:30 pm in BWC A104 with brief discussions of each centre and their projects, as well as upcoming events. After this short session we will adjourn to the lobby for an opportunity for CBR and CAMTEC faculty and students to meet while enjoying a cash bar, snacks and a chance to discuss your research poster.

Workshop: Time Frequency Analysis of Brain Data

November 24, 2017 in UVic's CLE C108

Dr. Mathewson will be running a hands-on workshop to teach people how to analyze time-frequency brain data in the MATLAB programming environment. Theoretical content will be discussed but the focus will be on application. A laptop with a recent version of MATLAB is all that is required.

Workshop space is limited so spots will be given out on a first come, first serve, basis. Contact Dr. Krigolson at for more information or to reserve a spot.

Research Talk: Using Mobile EEG to Study Attention Outside the Lab

November 24, 2017 in UVic's CLE A203

Dr. Mathewson will be talking about some of his recent work that uses mobile EEG to study attention outside of the laboratory. His work focuses on exposing people to outdoor environments and then studying the difference in neural ERP responses associated with the allocation of attention and how they are impacted by the environment. Dr. Mathewson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta. Dr. Mathewson did his graduate training at the University of Illinois.

3D Printing and SOLIDWORKS Technology Day

November 21, 2017 in UVic's ECS 660

Join us for a Technology Day event as our 3D Printing and SOLIDWORKS experts present the latest technologies and applications for 3D Printing and SOLIDWORKS software. Learn more about 3D Printing with FDM, PolyJet and Metal materials. Gain knowledge on NEW SOLIDWORKS 2018. Chat with 3D Printing and SOLIDWORKS experts to have all of your burning questions answered!

Snacks and beverages will be provided at this complimentary event. Meet with Javelin and Stratasys Experts.

Following the event, 3D Printing and SOLIDWORKS experts will be available to meet one-on-one to discuss your specific questions and concerns regarding 3D Design and 3D Printing. Please contact  if you would like to schedule a meeting with an expert.

Graduate School Demystified

January 31, 2017 in UVic's DSB C130

CBR graduate students answer all your questions! Why you should consider grad school. How you get funded. What you can expect. Why you? And much more!

Beyond the Bench: Brewing Edition

November 24, 2016 at Phillips Brewing & Maling Co.

From science to brewing, hear about how scientists and form UVic students have transitioned into the industry.

Summer Workshop Series

Session I: How to Become a Good Mentor in Biomedical Engineering?

July 4, 2016 in UVic's MSB 150

Session II: Writing and Presentation Skills for Biomedical Sciences Trainees

July 25, 2016 in UVic's MSB 150

Pecha Kucha Biomedica and Poster Social - Ideafest

March 6, 2016 in UVic's BWC C150

Join us for an engaging fastpaced 20-second, 20-slide presentation highlighting current biomedical research at Uvic.

After, while enjoying snacks and beverages, visit with UVic researchers to discuss scientific posters and watch for the new display from fine arts, art education and biomedical researchers who joined forces to turn their research into a collaborative art piece.

How to Talk to the General Public

February 20, 2016 in UVic's CLE A308

Pizza lunch and discussions and ideas to help you discuss your research to the general public

Graduate School Demystified

January 27, 2016

CBR Graduate Students answer all your questions in a panel style setting. Come and learn everything you ever wanted to know from real life grad students. Cookies provided.