OYM 49b: Neuroscince Retreats

*producers note: I don’t care how I have to fudge the numbers, we will have a 50th episode reunion!* We’ve got a special episode this week, bringing you our thoughts and experiences from the 2014 McGill IPN Retreat.  Both Kat and Liam had posters at this year’s retreat and discuss their preferred approach to poster ...

OYM 49: Then the next one’s still 50

OYM 49: Then the next one's still 50
The computer ate the podcast. Again. So this is just a minute of Liam rabling about how frustrated he is about it. Back next week with real episodes, until then check out all our past episodes at www.OnYourMind.ca

OYM48: Ratolesence

We’re running a two man show on this, the one year anniversary of On Your Mind.  Liam’s had yet another successful committee meeting and he’s come out of it with some new insights into his project, and his presentation style.  He’s switching from an exploratory to a hypothesis-driven approach to his project, and in the ...

OYM 47: Shooting the Science Shit

Calling all McGill Neuroscientists!  Come talk shop with the OYM team at this year’s IPN retreat September 18 – 19! We’re slightly abridged this week, with two out of three hosts in the process of moving.  Adel’s warming up to the idea of moving across the pond to start life as a med student, but ...

OYM 46: 1200 BRAINS *drops mic*

OYM 46: 1200 BRAINS *drops mic*
This week in grad school: This week the gang meets up in person again and catches up on the craziness of the last week, including our mysterious vanishing episode. Adel is starting of get some much needed perspective on his trials with graduating, and he’s realized that it’s time to take responsibility for this experience ...

OYM45: MiRly depression

OYM45: MiRly depression
With Adel nearly done his thesis edits and having sent them off to the boss, he’s had a little time to think on his experience and wonder what kind of lessons he can take from his years long journey. Can he call this experience a success if he passes? Should he call it a failure ...

OYM 44: Do the Wave (complex)

OYM 44: Do the Wave (complex)
Reunited at last! The OYM team is back together in studio this week, for another thrilling neuroscience adventure.  This week, Liam’s hunting for apartments while Adel’s still chained to his thesis and Kat’s weathering the self-esteem cyclone that’s been brought on by her imminent candidacy exam.  Luckily we all seem to take reprieve in the ...

OYM 43: Funding Projections 1

This week on On Your Mind, we have a special transnational episode with all three of the intrepid co-hosts broadcasting from different provinces. From Ontario Adel has been up to quite a lot this week, with a harrowing story of how he almost didn’t pass his Masters seminar, but he did! The group talks about ...

OYM42: Taking CUEs

OYM42: Taking CUEs
Kat’s away on vacation this week, but that won’t stop her from calling in to talk science with the guys. Although she hasn’t had a vacation epiphany, she brings an update on the controversy surrounding the Human Brain Project (HBP) that she brought up a few weeks ago. All told, close to 600 concerned neuroscientists ...

OYM41: EMLgrating to Heterotopia

OYM41: EMLgrating to Heterotopia
It’s an ultra-rare episode this week, with all three hosts in the same room!  It’s a limited time engagement and won’t last long so appreciate the recording quality while it lasts. This week, Kat’s been dealing with the sting of failed experiments.  After spending tireless hours in the lab, her protocol still has bugs.  Between ...