Students may have supervisors from their own faculty or from different faculties. Supervisors must be full-time UCalgary academic staff members.
Eligible full-time staff members include assistant, associate and full professors, instructors, senior instructors, teaching professors, clinical faculty appointments, librarians, archivists, curators and professors emeritus with an active UCID.
UCalgary academic staff who are not full-time can co-supervise, but will require an eligible full-time academic staff member to co-supervise and be listed as the primary reference on the application. Staff who are not full-time include sessional or affiliated instructors, adjunct professors and instructors, postdoctoral fellowship holders, guest postdoctoral scholars and postdoctoral associates.
To create the maximum number of PURE opportunities for students and supervisors, a supervisor may oversee up to two students in the application system.
No, the award is intended to provide University of Calgary students with a research experience and University of Calgary funds are dedicated for this purpose.
Professors are not required to provide additional money to supplement the PURE Award. If they do so, it is at their discretion.