LMP1005H: Fundamentals of Research Practice

Who can attend

You must be enrolled in the LMP graduate program.

Course description

You will learn the skills you need to succeed as a research scientist.

You will learn how to:

  • design experiments
  • analyze and manage data,
  • critique published research.

You will also develop oral and written communication skills and learn how to address problems involving research ethics.

Lectures will be interactive and include group discussions and activities.

Course coordinator

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

The course is offered in the Fall session.

Mondays 10:00 am -1:00 pm

Location: Synchronous online delivery (Zoom)

Evaluation methods

This course is credit/no credit (CR/NCR).

Assignments - 50%

Participation - 30%

Attendance - 20%


Date Topic lecturer/instructor
October 5, 2020 Good laboratory practice

Dr. Jeremy Mogridge

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

October 19, 2020 Scientific writing I Dr. Jeffrey Lee
October 25, 2020 Oral communication Dr. Jeffrey Lee
November 2, 2020 Research ethics Dr. Jeremy Mogridge
November 9, 2020 Scientific writing II Dr. Jeffrey Lee
November 16, 2020 Statistical analysis Dr. Scott Yuzwa
November 23, 2020 Research critiques I Dr. Michael Ohh
November 30, 2020 Research critiques II Dr. Michael Ohh