Thinking about research, ethics, and conduct

I was recently reminded of why I chose to remain within the academic milieu after undertaking both post-secondary and graduate studies. It has been some time since I had the opportunity to discuss with researchers, and specifically graduate student researchers, about research – research practices, the ethical and responsible conduct of research, and the roles… Read More Thinking about research, ethics, and conduct

You can learn LaTeX on your own, but you don’t have to

We will be hosting a two-part LaTeX series this month at the Library. Professor Ahmad Haidar, Biomedical Engineering, has once again generously offered to facilitate the workshops. He will dedicate five hours to helping you learn LaTeX, from the basics of creating documents to adding figures, citing references, writing and aligning mathematical formulas. This year… Read More You can learn LaTeX on your own, but you don’t have to

Six reasons why an international student should visit Quebec City

Being a student in Montreal is an amazing experience, and it is definitely pleasant to see that our beloved city was named the world’s best city for students last February. As an international student, I am really glad to live here, but I also feel that my experience wouldn’t be complete without some visits to… Read More Six reasons why an international student should visit Quebec City

Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? —  Part IV: There Is No Such Thing as Food In Nature

  By Alex Enescu (M.Sc. Candidate: Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine). The concept of food, as a harmless and purely nourishing substance, is — in every respect — an undistilled cultural construct. Nature produces metabolizing, reproducing, living organisms. Not food. Some of these organisms are predators. Some are prey. Some are higher up the proverbial… Read More Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? —  Part IV: There Is No Such Thing as Food In Nature