Why You Should Attend Academic Conferences

The word “research” often conjures up many different images in people’s minds – a scientist in a white lab coat and goggles carefully holding a test tube and a beaker, a caffeinated and sleep-deprived student hunched over in front of a computer, or an adventurous scientist in a hard hat and high-visibility jacket sampling the

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STEM Fellowship Journal: Giving students the chance to publish their STEM research

At STEM Fellowship, we want to encourage accessible STEM education for high school and undergraduate students and having access to what other students have done is critical for that purpose. To this aim, we founded an open-access online journal: STEM Fellowship Journal (SFJ). STEM Fellowship is a Canadian Science Publishing client journal and is the only

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Brrr, it’s Cold in Here: An Interview with Rebecca Hagos, Participant in Students on Ice

This term, I had the pleasure of interviewing a TD Scholarship winner and Students on Ice participant, Rebecca Hagos. Rebecca is an active member of the community and is very passionate about social and environmental change. In this interview, Rebecca shares her experience about going to Greenland through the Students on Ice program. What is

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SHAD: The Summer Program Every High School Student Should Participate In

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Kyle Blaney, of SHAD, to learn more about their fantastic SHAD summer enrichment program for high school students. Learn more about this incredible program in our Q&A below! Natalie: Tell us about the SHAD summer enrichment program.  Kyle: SHAD is a unique and intense summer program for high achieving students in

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Three Important Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the School Year

Take some time reflect on the school year you just had. Why? Because self-reflection can help you better evaluate your academic performance and also help you discover who you are!

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The Power of Public Speech: A Short Guide To Impressing the Masses

Who has watched a Tedx Talk? Interesting people have presented some fascinating ideas on that stage. However, it is their skill of oral communication that keeps us captivated throughout a 20-minute talk. You don’t have to have watched a Tedx Talk to appreciate that public speaking is one coveted skill. Some of the greatest leaders,

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Volunteering: An Alternative Perspective to “Free Labour”

Recently, at a coffee shop, my colleague and I talked about what we were currently doing with our lives since graduation. My colleague has been working, but does not particularly enjoy the field that she is currently in. I suggested that she try volunteering in order to broaden her horizons. In return, I received the

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