Brain Bee

Profile of human face with a bee where the brain would normally be found.The Brain Bee is a trivia competition hosted annually by UWindsor's Faculty of Science and Behaviour, Cognition, and Neuroscience (BCN) program.


This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


This year’s event will be hosted virtually. We will send the link and instructions to join to everyone registered.


High school students (grades 9 to 12) in the Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent, and Sarnia-Lambton regions are eligible to compete in the Windsor regional Brain Bee.


The student who wins the UWindsor 2022 Virtual Brain Bee will move on to compete in the National Virtual Brain Bee (Date TBD).

The students who place in the top three at the UWindsor 2022 Virtual Brain Bee will also be eligible for scholarships to study Science at UWindsor*.

1st place – $1500

2nd place – $1000

3rd place - $500

*Entrance scholarships will be applied to the top three students’ UWindsor account upon registration in a UWindsor Faculty of Science program.

Schedule for the day

A full schedule will be sent to registrants closer to the event.

How do I register for the UWindsor Brain Bee?

Registration is FREE but must be done in advance, by Friday, April 15, 2022 at 5pm, using this link:

Registration Form

How do I prepare for the Brain Bee?

We recommend that students use the following resources to study and prepare for the Virtual Brain Bee:

Brain Facts PDF

Neuroscience Science of the Brain PDF