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. 

Shirley Yuan

First place winner: Shirley Yuan


Asher Teng and Shirley Yuan

Brain Bee

The 2023 Calgary Brain Bee was held on Saturday April 22, 2023.

Congratulations to was Shirley Yuan on winning first place and Asher Teng whom won second place!


What is it?

A neuroscience competition for high school students hosted by the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary with winners having the opportunity to compete at the national competition 

Who can participate?

High school students in southern Alberta who are interested in Neuroscience and want to learn more about neuroscience

Why participate? 

Discover what neuroscience research is being conducted at the University of Calgary and participate in an internationally recognized neuroscience competition where the winner will advance to the national competition.