Web Resources

This section puts some of the best web-based research tools and resources right at your fingertips! You will find some of the web's best kept secrets for great scientific research, analysis and career tools.

If you have a resource or link that you think should be made available to fellow trainees send your recommendations to reseduc@cfri.ca.

Career Searching

Support for scientific career searching, CV writing, interviewing and presentation skills.


Policy and procedures from UBC, BC and the Government of Canada. Information on patenting, protection and where to seek advice.

Communication Skills

Clearinghouse of web-based resources on all types of communication skills, from grammar and punctuation to developing effective oral and poster presentations.


From ethics procedures and forms to understanding the social and ethical implications of your work. Learn to see and to articulate the BIG picture.

Library Databases

Not just PubMed! From journal abbreviations to specialised databases.

Methods and Analysis

Specific statistical routines and calculators, sequencing tools, and other tools useful in data collection and analysis.

Networks and Groups

A variety of websites are included here from departments and organizations with a research focus to one that contains webcasts of medical presentations.