Prof. A. Robin Poole

Prof. A. Robin PooleProfessor Emeritus, Consultant (Robin Poole Sciences Inc) of McGill University, Montréal,  Member of the Order of Canada Advice to a young scientist Follow your dreams; be determined and not put off by failures; go round road blocks; always help others as others helped you; keep knocking on that door; work hard; be very thoroughContinue reading “Prof. A. Robin Poole”

Mearcstapas, research estuaries, and gleaning

Deep in an interesting book called “Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common Life” Makoto Fujimura alludes to an odd concept with an even odder name: the mearcstapas.  In Fujimura’s own words, it’s  “an Old English word used in Beowulf: mearcstapas, translated “border-walkers” or “border-stalkers.” In the tribal realities of earlier times, these wereContinue reading “Mearcstapas, research estuaries, and gleaning”

Welcome to our new site!

We’re happy you found us. Or we’re happy that we found you. Either way, we’re happy we made a connection – a “commissure“, as we call it in our lab… Have a look around, and let us know how we can make this space even more useful and hopefully fun.