MIREx 2017

We are starting the 2017 Winter Term by announcing our 5th annual McMaster Interdisciplinary Research Exposition (MIREx) conference happening on Wednesday January 11!

For those who have never attended MIREx before, it is a 1-day research conference held in CIBC Hall (3rd floor MUSC), that consists of speaker sessions, interactive workshops and networking opportunities with professors and other students.

Each session consists of presentations by two different professors and is followed by a Q&A period and a networking break. This year's MIREx will focus on 4 key sessions: "What is research", "Human health through populations", "Inquiry Based Research: Evolution and the Brain", and "Today's research will save us tomorrow". Interactive workshops will run between the sessions, which will focus on helping students gain a better understanding of what research is, how to obtain a research position, and the opportunities that come with research! 

 

We will be releasing more information regarding the speakers as the conference gets closer, but sign-up to reserve a spot as limited seating is available per session!

RSVP Your Spot + Review the Itinerary: bit.ly/2hQz5Z9

Facebook event page: bit.ly/2iRGAfo

Life Science Formal Theme - VOTE NOW!

This year, the Life Science Society is bringing the life back in science by hosting our first ever Science Formal! Planning is underway and we would love to know what YOU want in YOUR Life Science Formal by voting for the theme here by Friday, November 18th!

 
 

The World Cloud Event

This event features two 60 minute discussion sessions where you will get together with your peers to discuss questions relevant to your experience in the Life Sciences Program. There will be a half-hour break in-between for Pizza and a fun activity from the LSS. 

Open to students enrolled in the Honours Life Sciences Program (Level II), where the first 25 students to register will be accepted due to logistical constraints. 

REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/2epUzFL

Join the LSS Bond-Fire!

On Wednesday October 26th, join the McMaster Life Science Society for a night of s'mores, songs and friends at our first Bond-Fire event (pun intended)! This is a great way to go beyond the 'molecular level' and make new bonds (covalent and otherwise) by taking a study break to connect with Life Science students within your year and upper years! We’re excited for you all to come out! #ItsGonnaBeLit

COST: FREE + TONS OF SMORES!
WHEN: October 26th, 8-10pm
WHERE: McMaster's Alpine Tower

Questions? Message our Facebook page!

Register to Become a LSS Peer Mentee

Interested in being a MENTEE for the LSS Peer Mentorship Program this year? You're in luck! Designed specifically for students who have specialized in Life Sciences from Level 2 and UP, mentees like you will be matched with two mentors and approximately 3-4 other mentees to form your pod and tackle the academic, personal and social aspects of being a Life Sciences student! Registration closes October 12th!

Details + application: http://bit.ly/2dDuxik

Become a LSS Peer Mentor

Love to learn and help others learn too? LSS Peer Mentorship Program Mentor Applications are NOW AVAILABLE!

The goal for this program is to connect students from various levels within the Life Sciences program and develop a sense of community and belonging. As a peer mentor your role will involve partnering up with another mentor to lead your group of mentees in bi-weekly sessions and bring out your group to larger group sessions with all the mentors and mentees.

More details + the application: bit.ly/2cG1ScB

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LSS Periphery Positions are OPEN!

LSS Periphery Positions are OPEN!

The school year has officially begun and so has our LSS Periphery Executive applications! Apply to any of the available positions below (with their respective application link) to join the LSS family! 💙

Click READ MORE below for the full list of LSS Periphery positions.

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Clubs Fest Success!

BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came out to say a quick 'hello' to us at Clubs Fest and survived the heat! 🔥🔥🔥If you missed us today, have no fear, we'll be updating you with tons of ways you can get involved with the LSS right here on our Facebook page and at our office in BSB B123 - stay tuned!

📸: Instagram @MacLifeSci

What's New in Honours Life Sci?

Ready to pick courses for the upcoming school year?

All new program requirements for Honours Life Science only apply to those entering or switching into Life Science as of Fall 2016. If you specialized in Life Science prior to this date, you are subject to the previous degree requirements (that were in effect during the time you entered the program).

Questions? Be sure to contact your Associate Dean's Office or visit the LSS office.