Maine Regional Brain Bee
Please Note: The 2013 Maine Regional Brain Bee has been cancelled due to insufficient registration numbers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Stay tuned for information on next year's Brain Bee.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the University of Maine at Machias
UMaine-Machias will host the first ever Maine Regional Brain Bee for high school students in grades 9-12 on Saturday, February 2, 2013. The regional competition is associated with the International Brain Bee, a not-for-profit neuroscience competition founded by Dr. Norbert Myslinski of the University of Maryland. The competition is intended to increase high school students’ interest in the brain and inspire them to pursue careers in brain research. The Maine Regional Brain Bee is being organized by UMM's Psychology and Community Studies program with support from faculty at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
Registration deadline extended to Wednesday, January 30!
Webinar Information Sessions:
Friday, January 25, 2013 from 12 to 1 p.m. (Click here to access the Google Hangout)
Free webinars will be held on January 18, 22, and 25 to allow potential participants, parents, high school advisors, and guidance counselors from across the state to learn more about the event, try their hand at sample questions, and ask any questions they may have about the competition. Organizers will also provide potential participants with free access to an online study course developed by UMM faculty to help them prepare for the competition. To register for any of the webinars and for technical assistance, please contact BJ Kitchin at email@example.com or 207-262-7859.
Organizers have also pre-recorded a video webinar with information on the event, sample questions, and more. Click here to view the video.
How to Register
Please fill out the online form below to begin the registration process. A representative from the Maine Regional Brain Bee will be in touch with important information. Registrations must be received no later than January 30. For more information, please contact Lois-Ann Kuntz at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Brain Bee" in the subject line.
Registration is Closed.