Writing Thesis For Research Papers

In advanced research projects, majors develop their own research program on a topic of interest. This project is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member and lasts from one semester to a full year.

Present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (optional)

Formulating your topic as a research question, rather than merely a statement can be a very useful step towards focusing the research project in general. It is common to begin with a broad topic, for instance:


The Undergraduate Research Program is part of the

One of the most important stages in the research process is formulating a research question.

Effective immediately, undergraduate honours thesis research involving humans must receive Research Ethics Board approval as per the Tri Council Policy Statement (TCPS) Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans and the University Policy on the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans (May 2012) AFTER having been reviewed by the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience Human Research Participants & Ethics Committee.