GETTING INVOLVED

If you are interested in getting first-hand research experience in the Culture and Development lab with Dr. MacGillivray, there are several opportunities to which you can apply!

VOLUNTEER RESEARCH ASSISTANT

  • Work with Dr. MacGillivray, graduate students, and other RAs on current projects through different research and administrative tasks and assignments
  • Two-semester minimum commitment
  • Paid research assistant work after one semester, funding permitted

PSYC 393 - RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT

  • Participate in research activities designed to advance understanding of research methods and processes within psychology
  • Variable units (1-3 units) translating to 3-9 hours within the lab
  • Complete end-of-semester paper assignment reflecting upon activities completed throughout the term
  • Please check SFU website below for the most up-to-date information
  • It is preferred to complete one semester of volunteering in the lab before applying for Research Engagement

RE Information

PSYC 493/494/495 - DIRECTED STUDIES

  • Engage with Dr. MacGillivray in a research topic/project of mutual interest
  • Further develop interest or understanding from topics covered in previously taken courses
  • Recommended Courses: PSYC 250, PSYC 352

Directed Studies Information

HONOURS PROJECT

  • Participate in original research over Fall and Spring semesters under Dr. MacGillivray's supervision
  • Collect data or use archived data
  • Present and defend project thesis upon completion
  • Please check the SFU website below for the most up-to-date information

Honours Information

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

  • Work with Dr. MacGillivray and other RAs on current projects through different research and administrative tasks and assignments
  • Two-semester minimum commitment
  • Paid research assistant work after one semester, funding permitted