The purpose of the DSU Research Discussion clubs is to:

  • Critically analyze and discuss present day research
  • Engage Douglas College students in research process.
  • Foster environment of research at Douglas College

Goals: The goals of this group include informing and supporting a culture of research and scholarship; promoting inter professional collaboration between health sciences programs; sharing research resources; and supporting development of critical appraisal skills. 

Activities/Responsibilities: The club is responsible for informing and supporting a culture of research in health sciences at Douglas College. Specifically, members are responsible for reading the monthly journal article and coming prepared with questions, thoughts about the article and considerations for critical appraising of the article.

Club Executives:

  • Balraj Maild: President
  • Nimisha Khattra: Vice President
  • Laila Katarada: Treasurer

Term of Membership: Club leadership roles will remain in place so long as the leaders are students and wish to remain in that position. Roles should be passed down with training prior to the students graduating from their program.

The club meets monthly to discuss a new journal article each month.


(This club was previously called the DSU Health Sciences Journal Club)

Club Information

Location Coquitlam


Balraj Maird


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