McGill PhD student and member of the QBIN communications committee, Giulia Baracchini, gives a comical take on how to survive graduate school during a pandemic when you’re far from home.
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Sivaniya Subramaniapillai discusses how the pandemic has influenced societal trust in science and what we as scientists might be able to do to help repair it. A version of this essay placed among the top 100 contributors worldwide in the St. Gallen Global Essay Competition 2021.
Gasser Saleh discusses the science of emotional processing in the context of video games and why some computer-generated faces creep us out by explaining the phenomenon of the uncanny valley.
Carlos Gevers-Montoro and Zoha Deldar discuss the inextricable links between art and science throughout the history of bio-imaging.
Subramaniapillai and Giulia Baracchini conduct an entertaining and informative interview with Bratislav Misic, recipient of the 2021 Rising Star in Bio-imaging in Quebec award.
Sivaniya Subramaniapillai speculates about some of the ways the COVID-19 pandemic could be changing the way we think and behave.
Sivaniya Subramaniapillai discusses the benefits of intergenerational friendships and introduces the Wisdom Exchange Project.
Estrid Jakobsen, QBIN Communications Officer and blog editor, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the importance of Open Science practices.
Alexa Pichet Binette and Sivaniya Subramaniapillai summarize the exciting events of QBIN’s 2020 Scientific Day.
Carlos Gevers-Montoro and Zoha Deldar discuss how the move to online conferences due to the COVID-19 pandemic could result in lasting changes to the way scientists hold meetings.