The Pelling Lab

University of Ottawa

Department of Physics

STEM Complex

150 Louis Pasteur

Ottawa, ON K1N6N5


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September 11, 2018

It is an honour to announce that I have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists! This is an important recognition by the academic community of our team's dedication, achievements and contributions. I want to thank all...

August 25, 2018


In his TED talk, Andrew emphasized that the Lab is not in the ear manufacturing business. After our tenth birthday celebration, that maybe isn’t the case anymore. Enter the new era of creation: the gummy ears.

Phase 1: Bunsen burner s’mores

The first idea was to roast...

August 13, 2018

Who said that scientists don’t know how to party?

We just hit our tenth birthday here at the Lab, which is a milestone worth celebrating in style.

July 26th, we welcomed lab members and alumni (along with 150 of our closest friends) to the modish Shopify HQ. Despite the...

August 3, 2018

Note: The Pelling Lab welcomes a range of views and opinions. Those expressed here may not reflect the views of the Pelling Lab and Andrew Pelling. 

We're interviewing Nikki Mogilever who is a physiology student at McGill University. Nikki is spending the summer with th...

December 3, 2017

Wild new entrance to the Canada Science and Technology Museum

On Nov 16, 2017 the Canada Science and Technology Museum re-opened its doors to the public after a multi-year, multi-million dollar makeover (link). I was very happy to receive an invitation to the opening. A...