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Yetong Dong

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
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Alyssa Smith

PhD Candidate in Cognitive Science

I am researching how people’s attention is affected by factors in everyday life such as taking medications.
Allison Guitor in her lab at McMaster University.

Allison Guitor

Researcher - Antibiotic Resistance

I study antibiotic resistance, which is what makes bacteria able to live in the presence of antibiotics.
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Manpreet Kaur (She/Her)

Postdoctoral Fellow

I work on research projects to discover drugs to treat infectious diseases.
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Sample Size And Reproducibility

Learn how scientists use sample size and reproducibility to develop experiments.

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Developing a Hypothesis

Learn what makes a good hypothesis, and how to develop one.

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Precision and Accuracy

Learn about precision and accuracy and why they are important in science.

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Bias and Sources of Error

Learn how scientists identify and minimize bias and sources of error to produce accurate results.

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Asking Testable Questions

Learn how scientists come up with experimental or testable questions.

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Identifying Variables

Learn how scientists define independent, dependent and controlled variables in experimental inquiry.

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Setting Up a Fair Test

Learn how scientists set up fair tests using comparison and variables.

Rod Russell

Dr. Rod Russell

Professor of Virology and Immunology

I run a research lab where we study viruses and how they cause disease.
Xiaoyi Bao

Xiaoyi Bao

Professor and Canada Research Chair

Dr. Xiaoyi Bao is Canada Research Chair in Fibre Optics and Photonics.
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Arinjay Banerjee (he/him)

Research Scientist and Principal Investigator

I am a scientist and I study how viruses evolve and interact with our immune system.
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Canada’s Next Generation Oceanographic Science Research Ship

Learn about Canada’s newest Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel.