Apply to join our team!

Share your graduate experience, and apply to join our social media team. Applications for the 2017-2018 GradLife McGill team are now open. We are looking for bloggers, instagrammers, and vloggers. Why join GradLife? Develop your communication, team-building and leadership skills Empower and motivate fellow graduate students Learn about responsible social media contribution Become an active… Read More Apply to join our team!

Federal Research Funding – How much do you know?

Do you know where your funding comes from? In the Life Sciences at McGill graduate students are guaranteed a stipend. Whether that comes from external scholarships, internal awards or directly from your supervisor’s grants depends on a lot of factors. But where does your lab get the money for your reagents, equipment, technical support or… Read More Federal Research Funding – How much do you know?

Future Nobel Prize Laureates

Marie Currie, Albert Einstein, Watson and Crick, Banting and Macleod (and Best), Alexander Fleming, Linus Pauling, Planck, McClintock. The great ones who came before. This past week in Los Angeles, I was lucky enough to chaperone The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. At IISEF this… Read More Future Nobel Prize Laureates