General Overview:

Undergraduate Research
Opportunities for undergraduates to join our lab include a research course (ACB 401.6) and summer research positions.

Graduate Programs
The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology offers graduates degrees at the level of the Master's of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).  While admission is possible at any point during the year, all students within our program must be funded via scholarships and/or grants.  Our annual departmental scholarship competition occurs in February with admission generally occurring May or September.  

If you are interested in graduate studies in our lab please contact Dr. Cooper for further information.

Specific Opportunities:

M.A./M.Sc Archaeology & Anthropology / Anatomy and Cell Biology
We are seeking a candidate interested in pursing a master's level degree in either the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology  (Sept. 2017 start) or the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (May or Sept. 2017 start) depending on their qualifications and interests. Funding is in place to support a project focused on mapping the uptake of lead and trace elements in the skeleton using synchrotron techniques.  This project is supported by a SSHRC Insight Grant held by a consortium of researchers led out of Lakehead University (Tamara Varney) and which includes MacEwan University (Treena Swanston) and the University of Saskatchewan (David Cooper).

An academic average of 80% over your last two years of study is highly desirable.  Expertise/Interest in physical anthropology, bone biology and chemistry are all assets for this position.

Please forward a cover letter outlining your qualifications/interests in these areas, a CV, and copy (unofficial) of your transcripts to Dr. Cooper (