Calgary Brain Bee

The Brain Bee is an international competition founded by the Society for Neuroscience. These live Q&A competitions test the neuroscience knowledge of high school students around the world, and consist of oral, written and hands-on components. 

Students in grades 9 to 12 from Calgary and surrounding area schools are invited to compete in the

Hotchkiss Brain Institute's 13th Annual Calgary Brain Bee, to be held Saturday April 25, 2020 at 10:00 am.

The Calgary winner and their parent or guardian will win an all expenses paid trip to the CIHR National Brain Bee at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario on May 22-23, 2020. The winner of this competition will represent Canada at the 2020 International Brain Bee Championship in Washington, DC.


2019 Winner

Salma Zein

The 2019 Calgary Brain Bee winner is Salma Zein from Joane Cardinal Schubert High School. Congratulations Salma and best of luck at the National Brain Bee Competition!

Prepare for Brain Bee

Students are advised to prepare for the competition using the free textbook 
Neuroscience: Science of the Brain.

Links to study materials:
brainbee.ca/local-bees/calgary/