Dr. Frances Aboud is a professor in the Department of Psychology within the Faculty of Science at McGill University. Initially, she studied how young children developed, acquired and developed prejudice and how school programs could help promote more tolerance. Following sabbatical leave, Aboud got involved in studying in low and middle income countries, studying our child’s health, growth, and mental development.
Doctor Miocevic is a quantitative psychologist. She has worked at McGill for two years now, and her lab studies optimal statistical methods for the psychological sciences, more specifically methods for data synthesis and mediation analysis. Miocevic studies this because it’s fairly useful, but also, it’s a really neat area of quantitative psychology where optimal practice is still unknown.
Dr. Signy Sheldon is an associate professor in the department of psychology at McGill University. Sheldon studies human memory with a focus on understanding how and why we recover detailed memories from our lives as well as the situations that can affect the way we remember, such as stressful and emotional situations. The reason she studies memory is because “memory is fundamental to almost every aspect of human life – memory defines who we are, determines what we talk about and helps direct our futures.
Dr. Karine Auclair is now a Professor of Chemistry at McGill, and supervises a research group of 10-16 people composed of undergraduate and graduate students in addition to postdoctoral fellows. Their research aims to “find new treatments for antibiotic resistant infections and using enzymes to develop environment-friendlier processes”.
As an undergraduate student, it can be easy to get lost in the daily motions of university life and come out 4-5 years later feeling like you had not accomplished much. In this blog post, I will explore a variety of ways you can make your journey through university a more memorable and worthwhile experience.
What comes after graduation? What opportunities are available to me? And how do I enter the world of academia? These are all questions that many science undergraduate students wonder about throughout their undergraduate years. This blog post will be a short overview to introduce you to the wide variety of options available for you.