Open Up! On Laboratory Cultures – article by Maya Hey

“Studio implies creativity, and Lab implies experimentation. Both connote research. We think and do in the rehearsal hall, the clinic, the design atelier, the playground, and even ‘the street.’ How does naming a space “a lab” change how and what we do inside?” Read the full article by Maya Hey on Milieux Institute’s Pause Button…

MilieuxMake: Do-it-together Incubator Building

Do-it-together Incubator Workshop is a chance to learn how to hack electronic components from disused PCs and muck them together with other new components to build functional incubators for bacterial culture! In the 3 hour session we will work in teams to design and build 3 separate incubators for use in the lab. All materials…

Science Odyssey: Sci/Art Exhibition & Cabinet of Curiosities

Thu, May 18, 2017 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Please join us for the dynamic Sci/Art exhibition of research featuring the work of Concordia University artists and scientists. This interdisciplinary vernissage will include a Cabinet of Curiosities, images from Concordia science laboratories, petri-dish food cultivations, and the works of artists who use scientific methods…

Lab User Meet-Up

Student researchers and lab users met up informally, some meeting for the first time, to share information about their research and consider overlaps and possible collaborations. Stay tuned for information on the next lab meet-up in the upcoming fall semester! *WhiteFeather Hunter photos.

Science Odyssey: What’s Really in Your Yogurt? workshop

A hands-on workshop with Maya Hey at Milieux Institute for Art, Science and Technology for youth aged 10 and up. May 14, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. This free workshop for participants aged 10 and up demystified the laboratory sciences by working directly with microbes from everyday, store-bought comestibles such as yogurt and kombucha….

EAT M.E.

A PhD student research project that considers microbes as legitimate foodstuffs