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2021 PUBLIC SCHOLARS BLOG

Representing Concordia’s four faculties, the 2021-22 cohort are exploring some of the most vital areas of research today. From the decolonization of higher education to the emergence of robotized sex industry, these ten PhD students will engage with the community and help shape the conversation around our most pressing societal concerns.

  • The power of belonging to a cohort
    Posted on April 26, 2022 | By Geneviève Grégoire-Labrecque
    Public Scholar Geneviève Grégoire-Labrecque reflects on the benefits of belonging to an academic and professional group and shares ways to connect with other graduate students. Read more
  • Common Misconceptions about Social Media and Mental Health
    Posted on April 21, 2022 | By Fanny Gravel-Patry
    In this blog post, Public Scholar Fanny Gravel-Patry debunks 3 of the most common misconceptions about the impact of social media on mental health. Read more
  • Dear PhD student – this letter is to you!
    Posted on April 14, 2022 | By Ezgi Ozyonum    
    Five years in the doctoral program has taught Public Scholar Ezgi Ozyonum a lot; she shares her insights on PhD studies. Read more
  • How to surf that stress tsunami and stay creative
    Posted on April 8, 2022 | By Trish Osler
    Public Scholar and art educator Trish Osler discusses the neuroscientific relationship between stress and creativity, particularly how we can take advantage of new understandings of the brain to reduce stress and improve our creative proficiency. Read more
  • The way animals think
    Posted on April 5, 2022 | By Louis Lazure
    Imagining and studying how other species experience the world is challenging. Louis Lazure, Phd candidate in Biology, explores the topic of animal cognition in his latest blog post. Read more
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