About Us: Research Opportunities for Students

The following projects are research opportunities for students to gain experience in the field of bioethics. For any questions regarding these posts, please email the contact person listed with each project directly.


Position: Ongoing Research in Bioethics (Empirical and Conceptual)
Location: Toronto Western Hospital
Contact: Daniel Buchman, daniel.buchman@uhn.ca
Volunteer or Paid Position: Volunteer (may be paid positions in the future)
Hours: Depends on research
Start/End Date of Project: Ongoing
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Interested undergraduate and graduate students who want to pursue ongoing research in bioethics (empirical or conceptual) in the following areas:

  • Mental health
  • Addiction
  • Pain
  • Social justice
  • Health equity
  • Neuroethics


Position: Volunteer Studentship
Location: SickKids Hospital
Contact: Randi Zlotnik Shaul, randi.zlotnik-shaul@sickkids.ca
Volunteer or Paid Position: Volunteer
Hours: 5-10 hours/week during academic year and 3-5 days/week during the summer
Start/End Date of Project: Ongoing
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Full details: Student and Health Care Professionals' Opportunities in Paediatric Bioethics

The Bioethics Department at SickKids welcomes requests from students and health-care affiliated individuals who wish to pursue a project in paediatric bioethics. The Department is able to accommodate 4-5 students each summer and 1-2 students over a more extended period throughout the year.