Featured Event: Walk Across Canada Challenge

This year, the Synthesis planning team is challenging the iSci program – can we walk (or run or bike) from one side of Canada to the other before classes end? (We think we can!)

Please log the km you travel this week at the following form (we would suggest submitting a form response at the end of each day). Our map will be updated daily with the new cumulative distance we’ve covered and some neat landmarks we’ve passed along the way.

Fill out the form here: https://forms.office.com/r/xYzWnTsbdC

Final Cumulative Distance: 3850.6km

About Synthesis

‘Synthesis’ is a unique academic symposium run entirely by students enrolled in the iSci program. Created in 2012, the symposium was designed to serve as an outlet for iSci students to showcase the work they complete in upper years, including individual projects and fourth-year theses, while communicating the importance of interdisciplinary research to the greater McMaster community.

Since that time, Synthesis has continually grown, serving as an excellent means of highlighting the remarkable work done by iSci students. In addition, the symposium features a number of invited speakers from both within McMaster and other notable academic institutions, as well as a workshop catered to high school students interested in a multidisciplinary approach to science.

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Take a look at all of the events, presentations, and workshops happening during the symposium.

See the Conference Schedule →

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Want to know who’s presenting? Read all of the abstracts of the amazing undergraduate student research.

See Abstracts →

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Invited Speakers

Hear from a variety experts at McMaster on interdisciplinary topics

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During the symposium we feature many events including workshops, a panel discussion with iSci Alumni and our annual iSci Saturday Night Live

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