UHN Summer Seminar Series

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A poster for Research at UHN's UHN Summer Seminar Series. A free virtual program for high school students from underrepresented and racialized communities. Meet scientists and healthcare professionals at UHN. Learn about cancer, neuroscience, machine learning, medical devices, and more. Explore careers in research and healthcare. Win Prizes. July 27-29, 10 am to 1 pm, via Zoom


July 27, July 28, &  July 29 | 10 – 1  pm

Register to join the summer seminar series here.


The University Health Network (UHN) is hosting the first ever UHN Summer Seminar Series for high school students (grades 9-12) from underrepresented and racialized backgrounds in July 2021. The Summer Seminar series will take place during July 27th, 28th, and 29th from 10am-1pm EST online over Zoom.

In these seminars, students will have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn about different areas of science and research including cancer, neuroscience, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Explore careers in healthcare and research including doctors, scientists, clinical research coordinators, lab technicians and more.
  • Participate in interactive and engaging activities each day to solidify what they learned in the sessions.
  • Network with undergraduate students, graduate students and scientists at UHN.
  • Win prizes for engagement in the program.

Students who attend all three sessions will also receive a certificate of completion for the program!

If you are a high school student from an underrepresented or racialized background (including students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour) interested in participating in the UHN Summer Seminar Series, please apply here: https://forms.gle/bjcQ68udEDJ9rmFT7. Spots are limited and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Detailed program and speaker information will be sent out to participants closer to the event. If you have any questions, feel free to email the coordinators at hodan.mohamud@uhn.ca or ort.admin@uhnresearch.ca.