INSTRUCTIONS - PROFESSORS: Please print and review this form. Complete or correct the sections, as applicable, from "Supervisor's Name" to "Ethics, safety, and training". Please sign and date near the bottom ("Supervisor's signature").
INSTRUCTIONS - STUDENTS: You may receive this form by email, or you may download it after it has been posted here. Either way, print and review this form. Complete or correct the sections, from "Student's Name" to "Student's Level", and sign ("Student signature"). Ask your supervisor to sign her/his section near the bottom. Take it to the department* corresponding to the course number in Section A; this may or may not be your own department. (* EXCEPTIONS: For NSCI 396 and COGS 396, please bring it to the Interdisciplinary Programs Adviser in Dawson Hall.) Do not register for a '396' course on Minerva until you receive departmental permission. Have a discussion with your supervisor about time/work expectations, keeping in mind that this is a 3-credit course (roughly, 10 hours per week for 12 weeks). Remember that a '396' course is an elective.
INSTRUCTIONS - DEPARTMENTS: After the unit chair/director/designate approves (or not) this project, please notify student. If approved, please give student permission to register on Minerva, and send a copy of this form (with signatures) to the Office for Undergraduate Research in Science (either fax, or internal mail to Dawson Hall 408-A, or PDF scan + email).
QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK? Contact the Office for Undergraduate Research in Science.
Supervisor's Name: Christophe Bedos
Supervisor's Email: christophe [dot] bedos [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Supervisor's Phone: (514) 398-7203, ext. 0129
Supervisor's Website: http://www.mcgill.ca/dentistry/research/our-researchers/bedos
Supervisor's department: Dentistry
Course number: ANAT 396 (Anatomy and Cell Biology)
Term: Winter 2013-2014
Project start date: Monday, January 6, 2014
Project end date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Project title: Quality of care in dentistry: the perspective of lay people
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The purpose of this project is to better know how lay people perceive and define quality dental care. I will invite the student to first read and summarize pertinent literature related to this subject. Then, the student will conduct "field work" and meet with a small sample of lay people. During these encounters, the student will try to better understand people's perspectives and how they define good quality dental care.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Written report: 80%; Oral presentation in Division forum: 20%
Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.
How students can apply / Next steps: After all parts of this application form are completed, and the hard copy is signed by the professor and the student, bring this application form and your unofficial transcript to Vittoria Catania during office hours.
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Human subjects.