Bergeron Centre to host Undergraduate Summer Research Conference

A total of 56 undergraduate students conducting summer research will showcase their work at the Undergraduate Summer Research Conference, taking place Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence.

During the event, which runs from 7:30am to 4:30pm, Lassonde students will be joined by students from other York University Faculties, as well as students from other universities in Ontario and outside of Canada.

Students will present their research, on topics including implantable microelectronic chips and unmanned aerial vehicles, with oral and poster presentations. During the full-day event, visitors will have an opportunity to talk to students, professors and faculty about their research.

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“We want the students to experience a professional-level conference that prepares them for the situations they will encounter in their future careers,” said Spiros Pagiatakis, associate dean, Research and Graduate Studies.

For more information on the conference and undergraduate research at Lassonde, visit