McGill students participated for the first time this year in École en réseau and Cœur des sciences, two programs that provide programming for elementary and secondary school students across Quebec. Read about McGill students Jeremy Dawkins and Kirsten Crandall's engaging collaborations with École en réseau and Cœur des sciences in McGill dans la ville's article
Founding members of the award-winning McGill Chemistry Outreach program have documented the inception and work of the group in Beyond exploding balloons- bringing the science of chemistry to the public, a new piece in the Canadian Journal of Chemistry.
Watch herpetologist Jessica Ford explain the work she does with the easily overlooked, yet massively important tadpoles.
The Office of Science Outreach is excited to take its inquiry-based theory training completely online and asynchronous. Intro to McGill Science Outreach and Inquiry-Based Learning is now available on myCourses, McGill’s learning platform, for anyone interested in participating in the training. The Office created this course specifically to meet the needs of McGill outreach students but it is available to all students, faculty, and staff across the University and in other institutions.
unEarth is one of the impact200 Bicentennial Student Sustainability Challenge finalists' and their platform and supplemental educator's manual are designed to reach out and teach youth about sustainability through environmental systems thinking.
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Read about how McGill students share their passion for science!
By Jacky Farrell, Science Outreach Program Advisor
Marina Nysten and Joyce Wu are the co-founders of the McGill Scientific Writing Initiative (MSWI), a student-run organization dedicated to promoting effective science communication at McGill and beyond. The Office of Science Education recently collaborated with MSWI, which concluded its first year in service to the student body. Here, Marina and Joyce reflect on MSWI’s inaugural year and future plans as recent McGill alumni.
STEMM Diversity group members have recently published a blog post with Cell Mentor, and a paper in Trends in Ecology.
What is CRISPR? Science writer and masters student Ada McVean explains CRISPR for kids in a TikTok as part of an internship with McGill's Office of Science Outreach for the NSERC PROMOTE program! Ada is currently doing her masters in the Damha Research Group at McGill University making anti-CRISPR oligonucleotides.
The 2021 Eurêka Festival launched on June 30th, 2021, and McGill Outreach is participating! L'Archipel Virtuel is the first digital edition of the festival.
The 2021 Principal's Prize for Public Engagement through Media winners and runners-up were named in April, including Faculty of Science outreach group BrainReach.
McGill's science outreach groups celebrated McGill's Bicentennial with an all day event that drew in over 200 participants to 16 activities and talks.