Student Research

NeuroLingo breaks down neuroscience jargon during TED-talk-like event

On Nov. 26, NeuroLingo hosted a free public neuroscience event during which researchers shared their ongoing projects. Founded in January 2020 by four graduate students in McGill’s Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN), NeuroLingo is a neuroscience outreach initiative with the goal of demystifying complex topics in neuroscience. The six speakers[Read More…]

Team of undergrads designs water-filtering backpacks for low-access communities

Every day, more than 800 million people globally travel 30 minutes or more to access clean drinking water. Although access to clean water has improved since 2000, a lack of sanitation and sewage infrastructure, water treatment plants, and environmental factors like droughts mean that one in three people—especially those in[Read More…]

Giving back and moving forward in the medical sphere

Racial biases have major impacts on the medical field, from inaccurate diagnostics to nonconsensual procedures—but always to the detriment of marginalized communities. Many medical professionals at McGill and in Montreal are working to change this, however: The Social Accountability and Community Engagement Office of McGill’s Faculty of Medicine and Health[Read More…]

Nerdy going on thirty: Soup & Science returns for its 30th edition

The first-ever Soup & Science event, held in 2006, was hardly an extravagant affair. Professors and students gathered together in the second-floor lobby of the Trottier building to talk science, pass along research developments, and, of course, share in the event’s eponymous light refreshments. Thirty editions and a venue change[Read More…]

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