I hope to create a work of art that evoke a more instinctual and immediate experience of the historied complexity, depth and beauty of the things, objects and tools that we take for granted in our lives. Taking apart, exposing the unique design and engineering elements and encasing them in a resin matrix to exhibit them all at once to try and let the object, in its most atomic form, tell its own story and let it be in its most authentic way.Read More
My project at Building 21 is the first step in what I hope will eventually lead to a comprehensive critical edition and companion website contextualizing Prime-Stevenson’s writings on music and making them more accessible to researchers and the general public. I am particularly interested in learning more about digital exhibitions and multimedia as a way of bringing Prime-Stevenson’s scholarship and listening to life for twenty-first-century audiences.Read More
Introducing the principle study site, the Bayano Watershed, of Bridge21 Scholar, Gabriel Yahya Haage.Read More
I am Gabriel Yahya Haage, a graduate student in the Natural Resource Sciences department at McGill. I am involved with the BESS (Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability) and the E4A (Economics for the Anthropocene) programs. My research at Bridge21 deals with the Water Poverty Index and the needs of children.Read More
My research investigates cities as a physical manifestation of the joint evolution of human communities and technology; drawing from case studies, history, and economics to understand and explain how anonymous interdependence emerged and on what trajectory it might propel humanity.Read More
I am a general practitioner and epidemiologist from Colombia and currently, I am a PhD candidate in Family Medicine at McGill. I am currently interested in using game jams to train medical students and family medicine residents in cultural safety. Game jams are participatory events in which groups of ‘jammers’ create and play games in a time-constrained environment.Read More
My name is Mathilde Papillon and I am a U1 honours physics student who loves to dance. Here is a little bit about my research project!
In physics, the Lagrangian is this wonderful quantity that, by simple subtraction of kinetic and potential energy, can tell us everything we need to know about the motion of a systemRead More
We know that creativity and art therapy plays an integral role in the healing of patients with the most dismal of diagnoses such as cancer. What I hope to answer through this fellowship is: can we use creativity to foster empathy, both towards our patients and ourselves, and prevent and address physician burnout?Read More
Exploring the Intersection of Nursing and Artificial Intelligence. At Building 21, I want to explore the question, “What can nursing scientists learn from AI researchers, and vice versa?”Read More
Architecture is one of the most influential and universal languages known to humankind. It is a means of expressing ourselves, shaping the world we inhabit, altering our perspectives and transforming the way we live and interact with our surroundings.Read More
One snowy evening, just over a dozen members of the McGill community got together to discuss what *STILLNESS* means to them.Read More
What happens when you put 15 smart people in a room and tell them to go wild?
We watched things come into focus for many of our BLUE fellows this week. The illusive and hard to pin down projects are beginning to take shape. After countless books read, emails sent and interviews conducted, the fellows are busy putting together plans to lay out the next steps to make their visions a reality.Read More
This week is has been about planning. Sophie, Madeleine, Eloise, and Damian have been reading and watching everything they can get their hands on. From the conceptualization of counter-intuitive epistemologies to How Language might affect your ability to save money, the creative energy is palpable.Read More