Outreach and the Community
Hamilton Brain Bee
The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour is proud to host the Annual Hamilton Brain Bee, a neuroscience challenge for high school students in the Hamilton-Halton area (including Ancaster, Burlington, Dundas, Grimsby, Hamilton, and Stoney Creek). During the competition, students demonstrate their knowledge about the brain and neuroscience, including fascinating topics like memory, stress, movement, addiction, sleep, and neurological disorders. Students in grades 9-12 are welcome, and registration is free!
For more information, contact Dr. Judith Shedden at , or visit our website at https://brainbee.ca/local-bees/hamilton/.
Canadian National Brain Bee
The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour is proud to host the Annual Canadian National Bree Bee, a neuroscience challenge for high school students across Canada! This event is meant to inspire young minds to pursue careers in scientific research and medicine. The winner of the Canadian National Brain Bee earns fame, prizes, a research internship, and a spot at the International Brain Bee!
For more information, contact Dr. Judith Shedden at , or visit our website at https://brainbee.ca.
The LIVELab is a 106-seat research-based performance theatre and testing centre. In addition to neuroscientific research, the LIVELab encourages creative use of technology in unique music and multi-media performances.
McMaster Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
The McMaster Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) is an integrated network of academics and professionals in science and engineering fields. Together, we aim to support, celebrate, and advocate for diversity & equity at McMaster University and in our surrounding community through community outreach, mentorship, and an annual conference. McMaster WISE is organized by an interdisciplinary team of graduate and undergraduate students.
For more information, contact , or visit our website at www.science.mcmaster.ca/wise.