Research Open House

The Research Open House at BC Children's Hospital is an interactive morning event that offers high school students an opportunity to visit research labs, interact with research trainees and participate in research activities. 


Schedule -

The next Open House is scheduled for March 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at BC Children's Hospital.

Agenda -

Student registration

Research presentations

Lab activities

Student reception **Boxed lunches will be provided. Students with any food allergies or dietary restrictions are encouraged to bring their own lunch

Participate -

Grade 10-12 students from across the Lower Mainland are eligible to participate but must be nominated by a teacher to attend this event. For more information refer to the Student Nomination guidelines.

It is important to note the research institute at BC Children's Hopsital is a working health care research facility. While onsite students will be encouraged to participate in supervised research activities and should be comfortable around a variety of samples and specimens in a clinical laboratory environment.

A big thanks to everyone who helped make the 2016 Research Open House a success!

This event brought together 120 students from 29 schools across the Lower Mainland. While onsite participants had the opportunity to hear presentations from three leading health science researchers and participate in a selection of research activities.

What did participants have to say?

100% of participants indicated they would recommend the Research Open House to others and 92% of participants felt the event fully meet or exceeded expectations.  Overall the feedback received was extremely positive and highlighted the unique learning experience, benefits of interacting with “real-life” researchers and the great opportunity to hear more about different career choices

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