Happy Labor Day weekend! Have a barbecue, or even better, learn more about labor rights and the fight to get them!
1. Biology Mugs!
We still have mugs to sell! Just $11.50 each! Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’re interested.
2. Welcome Back BBQ and Orientation
Orientation for incoming graduate students will be on September 6th 11-12:30 in N7/1 – come meet your the other incoming graduate students and learn about BGSA, the Biology Department, and McGill!
The welcome back BBQ will be the same day 12:00-2:00 in the Stewart Biology courtyard. See you all then!
3. Postdocs Drinks Night
Sofia and Joanne are organising a biology postdoc drinks night! Join us to welcome in the new academic year on 6th September from 5pm at Thomson house. Sign up here to give us an idea of numbers and contact details in case of changes: Plus ones and friends welcome! Please spread the word to your fellow postdocs.
Here’s to more good weather!
Fun fact of the week – Researchers in Germany showed that blindfolded harbor seals could track a robotic fish “by detecting the strength and direction of the whirling vortex the robot created as it swam through the water.” They can even differentiate between predators and prey!