Museum conservation summer student Raene Poisson recounts how her finding just the right adhesive could make a long-lasting impression. Continue reading →
La stagiaire en conservation du Musée Raene Poisson raconte comment sa découverte d’un adhésif adéquat peut laisser une impression durable. Lire la suite →
Sometimes it gets so bad that the general public might be fooled into thinking the work we do is easy!
Our molecules are always in motion; our understanding of them must also be. That's where tech like NMR spectroscopy comes in. Get the full story Following the Molecular North Star
By Ivon Vassileva From chasing turtle hatchlings across beautiful beaches, to counting eggs and measuring the shells of big mama sea turtles, my fall semester has been nothing short of amazing. Last fall, I had the amazing opportunity to intern for six weeks with the Barbados Sea Turtle Project at the University of West Indies Cavehill. This organization deals with the conservation of the critically endangered marine turtle species that forage around and nest on Barbados,…
The eternal question as a teacher or tutor is what to do when a student is struggling. Should you give them a hint, re-explain a key concept to them, or let them sit there and struggle? It’s not always clear which approach should be taken. I’ve often felt the pull to take the first route. After all, they are struggling! Shouldn’t I help them out? This meant I would give them some sort of pointer…
“Edge effects” is one of the quintessential examples of handwaving in physics students.
As previously mentioned, Pint of Science is coming to Guelph. Specifically, Pint of Science Guelph will take place during the eves of May 20, 21, and 22 at six different venues (five downtown, plus Wellington Brewery). The list of confirmed speakers is almost complete. To date, we have identified an incredible line up of facultyContinue reading "Pint Of Science!"
To her, being a researcher never feels like a job and the process is always worth the effort. But what would she be doing if not science? Get the full story The Transformative Power of Discovery
I actually like going through calculations, but there’s no doubt that this can definitely be classified as “grunt work”.