2023 Toronto Brain Bee Event Report

2023 Toronto Brain Bee

2023 Toronto Brain Bee

The 25th Annual Toronto Brain Bee competition took place at the Medical Sciences Building at the University of Toronto on April 14th, 2023. This was the first in-person Brain Bee competition since the pandemic. 41 students from 24 high schools in the Toronto area participated in the competition with 70+ registered. 18 graduate student volunteers and two faculty members were involved in organizing this successful outreach event. Over 100 people attended the event.

The top winners were: Avin Sharma (Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute, first place), Aidan Wang (William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute, second place), and Veda Aditri Gadde (St. Brother André Catholic High School, third place). As the first place winner, Avin will represent Toronto at the 2023 CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee Competition, which will be held on May 19-20, 2023.

Meet the Winners!

1st Place

First Place

Avin Sharma

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute
Grade 11

2nd Place & Top Novice

Second Place & Top Novice

Aidan Wang

William Lyon Mackenzie High School
Grade 9

3rd Place

Third Place

Veda Aditri Gadde

St. Brother Andre Catholic High School
Grade 11