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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Website

This page serves as a portal to provide information to students and Faculty on new initiatives to support the involvement of undergraduate students in research and to showcase the achievements of our students.

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Summer 2017 Arts Research Internship Awards (ARIA)

Established by Dean Christopher P. Manfredi in 2010, the purpose of the Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Award (ARIA) is to support undergraduate students who undertake research during the summer under the direct supervision of a faculty member. Students contribute to the professor’s research agenda while gaining useful academic research skills. The ARIA program is supported by generous contributions from McGill alumni, the Dean of Arts and the Arts Undergraduate Society.

For program information see:
Information for Students | Information for Professors

Applications now open for summer 2017. 
Deadline: March 31, 2017, 12pm (noon) (EST)

For the 2016 ARIA recipients, click here.


7th Annual Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Event

January 17th, 2017
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Student and Faculty Presentations
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Reception and Research Poster Showcase

Wine and cheese reception to follow.

Interested in learning more about how you can be involved in research in the Faculty of Arts? Come to the 7th Annual Arts Undergraduate Research Event to find out about:

  • Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Awards (ARIA);
  • Opportunities to work closely with your professors;
  • Ongoing research conducted by fellow undergraduate students;
  • Hear from Faculty of Arts professors talk about how they started off in research and share interesting anecdotes from their research careers.

The Arts Undergraduate Research Event features presentations and a poster showcase by students who received an Arts Research Internship Award (ARIA) in summer 2016.

To RSVP, click here.


Congratulations to the 2016 Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Award (ARIA) Recipients

Photo by Laura Di Maio.

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce that 37 students are recipients of the 2016 Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Awards (ARIA).

Established by Dean Christopher P. Manfredi in 2010, the purpose of the Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Award (ARIA) is to support undergraduate students who undertake research during the summer under the direct supervision of a faculty member. Students contribute to the professor's research agenda while gaining useful academic research skills.


Congratulations to Isabella Mello, Recipient of the 2016 Rosalind Goodman Arts Research Internship Award (ARIA)

Isabella Melo, U3, Art History
Isabella is majoring in Art History and minoring in Management. Isabella is interning for McGill's Visual Arts Collection, coordinating and researching artworks on McGill's campus, as well as designing an art and architecture tour. Isabella is particularly interested in museum practices and interdisciplinary arts administration, and is looking forward to engaging with these at McGill and beyond.