Claire Macht, 2017

Scholar Claire Macht explores late-medieval monasticism. At first glance, there is little connection between the deliberately cloistered world of monasticism, and contemporary Canadian debates on identity and belonging. However, as our McCarthy Tétrault scholar Claire...

Frances St George-Hyslop, 2017

What makes the human brain unique? This is the fundamental question that Frances St. George-Hyslop, who is pursuing a PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, hopes to answer. Frances’ research aims to uncover why the human brain has evolved to...

Rebecca Pearce, 2017

Rebecca Pearce is a PhD student in Geosciences at University College London, in the London Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Doctoral Training Partnership, a programme under which students receive training at world-leading research centres covering a breadth...

Naomi Woo, 2017

In this, its 150th year, Canada’s diversity is being celebrated across the country and across the globe. Naomi Woo’s family history is a fascinating example of the diversity of background and roads travelled by one unique and uniquely Canadian family. Naomi’s father...

Sandra Angers-Blondin, 2017

A passionate commitment to the natural world since childhood led Sandra to study biology at Quebec’s prestigious Laval University for her first degree. In her second year, Sandra worked as a field assistant on a research project in Northern Quebec. Sandra was...