Jessie MacAlpine's Blog

Mon, May 16, 2016 by Jessie MacAlpine
Bright and early, the finalists arrived at the exhibit hall, dressed to impress for their full day of awards judging. Following the morning of presentations, the students were delighted to have a BBQ lunch in McConnell hall and relax before the judging continued throughout the afternoon. Read more
Sun, May 15, 2016 by Jessie MacAlpine
Today was an exciting and fast-paced day, starting off with project set-up and safety checks in the morning. Finalists and delegates teamed up to perfect their project displays and become acquainted with their fellow participants. Following set-up, students were free to spend their afternoon exploring McGill campus. Read more
Sat, May 14, 2016 by Jessie MacAlpine
Welcome to Canada-Wide Science Fair 2016! The vibrant McGill University will soon be home to 480 of Canada’s top young scientists that will be competing for medals, prizes, scholarships and trips throughout the week. Read more
Sun, May 24, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
1) Why do you love science? Read more
Mon, May 18, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
Well, this marks the end of the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair! It’s been an amazing and unforgettable week here in Fredericton and sadly it’s time for all of us to say goodbye. After the whirlwind excitement of the awards ceremony on Friday evening, finalists got the chance to celebrate their achievements at the farewell dance held in the Student Union Building. Read more
Sat, May 16, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
Youth Science Canada congratulates the 2015 CWSF Alumni Award winner Dr. Jaymie Matthews. His inspiring speech is posted below.  Read more
Thu, May 14, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
Wed, May 13, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
Today, finalists got the chance to explore the beautiful New Brunswick wilderness on full-day tours. Buses left bright and early after breakfast and toured students throughout the province, dropping them back at the University of New Brunswick in time for dinner and a fun photo scavenger hunt in the evening. Read more
Tue, May 12, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine
“Phew!” Read more
Mon, May 11, 2015 by Jessie MacAlpine