Redpath Museum - REDM 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Hans Larsson

Supervisor's Email: hans.ce.larsson [at]

Supervisor's Phone: 4087

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Redpath Museum

Course number: REDM 396 (Redpath Museum)

Term: Winter 2018

Project start date: Monday, January 8, 2018

Project end date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Project title: Redpath Museum

Project description (50-100 words suggested): The research project will assemble four physical displays, each linked to online sites, that are completely developed by the student. The displays will interpret the four major orthogonal research axes in the museum – world cultures, palaeontology, biodiversity, and mineralogy. Each display and online resource will present topical issues with the objective of both highlighting research throughout McGill and presenting coherent representations of issues with opportunities of discussions in the form of a mini-lecture series and an online discussion board.

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): Physical and virtual display (40%), Final Report (50%), presentation (10%)

Project status: This project is open to applicant.

How students can apply / Next steps: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.