McMaster's health sciences research spans the spectrum from curiosity-driven basic science in the laboratory to clinical research at the bedside and in the community, to studies analyzing the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of particular therapies and the efficiency of health care delivery. Health sciences research saves lives and has a dramatic impact on the quality of life of Canadians. In its continual quest for excellence in research, McMaster has made some remarkable achievements. For further details on Research Visitors, Learners and Volunteers, please refer to the hyperlinks below.
The title of "Visiting Lecturer", "Visiting Assistant Professor", "Visiting Associate Professor” and "Visiting Professor" are reserved for persons visiting for short periods from other universities or institutions. For further information, please access the Information for Visiting Faculty.
Visitors – Faculty
Foreign Visitors – Non-Faculty
Below are application forms for unpaid foreign visitors who do not meet the requirements for appointments as Visiting Faculty.
Hamilton Health Sciences
At Hamilton Health Sciences, volunteers for Research are called Research Visitors. A Research Visitor is a person who performs tasks for Research at Hamilton Health Sciences, without monetary compensation. Research Visitors have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with research conducted at Hamilton Health Sciences, under the supervision of a Principal Investigator (PI).
Research St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Research and academics are pillars in the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton mission and as such the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton provides opportunities for Research Visitors, Learners and Volunteers to participate in scientific exchange, collaboration and a learning experience in a research environment. For further details, please see the following link on SJH policy, which will provide you with further details, hyperlinks, direction and guidance pertaining to these research opportunities: