by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab (and former MLML Olympic champ…)
With the Winter Olympics well underway in Vancouver, I thought it was time to focus some attention on the lesser-known games of glory in the marine science world – that is, the legendary Lab Olympics at MLML. Once a year, the student body gathers together in a battle of skill, speed, and smarts to decide which lab is deserving of MLML gold. Here’s a look at some of the daring events:
Science gear in action is a popular theme for variations on the quick-change relay:
Combining frisbee and accuracy with a science flair is the true essence of grad school:
And any true marine lab event would require some brain power as well:
For all our years of training, we have yet to take our competition to the regional level. Any labs out there willing to challenge?