Past Events

21 April 2016 - 3:30pm

Dr. Yves Bergeron, FRSC, Professor at Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and at Université du Québec à Montréal, will discuss research collaborations that are under way to develop these new approaches. The Canadian boreal forest constitutes one of the last frontier forests in the world. But it is a forest under pressure. Traditional cutting practices have resulted in a greatly decreased percentage of old-growth forest.

09 April 2016 - 10:00am

10:00am - François Rouget FRSC, Department of French Studies, Queen’s University
Ronsard by Himself: the promotion of a poet in XVIth century France

11:00am - Guy Narbonne FRSC, Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen’s University
The Emergence of Animals: a paleontological perspective

12:00pm - Reception and Principal’s Luncheon

13 March 2016

The Frontiers of Science meeting is a prestigious series of international meetings for outstanding early career scientists and researchers, which was initiated by the National Academy of Sciences (USA) in 1989 and which has since been adopted by a number of national academies and scientific organisations around the world.

05 March 2016

This Open Academy Event is an evening event which brings the sciences, the humanities and the arts together for an evening of trans-disciplinary exchange on theme of the environment and the ecological challenges facing the East Coast of Newfoundland in the coming years. The event will contribute to a growing sense of the need for what Pope Francis calls an “integral ecology” if we are to avoid the worst effects of climate change on the coming years.

28 February 2016

The upcoming IAP Conference and General Assembly are organized by IAP in collaboration with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) which is hosting the events in February/March 2016. The events are held in conjunction with ASSAf's 20th Anniversary. 

The events are generously sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa.

17 February 2016

The Royal Society of Canada serves as the voice of Canadian scientists around the world and as such participates in the annual meeting now known as the “G Science” that precedes the G7/G8 meeting. I would like to provide a brief background on the origin of the G-science meetings.

03 February 2016 - 4:30pm

Dr. Yves Bergeron, FRSC, Professor at Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and at Université du Québec à Montréal, will discuss research collaborations that are under way to develop these new approaches. The Canadian boreal forest constitutes one of the last frontier forests in the world. But it is a forest under pressure. Traditional cutting practices have resulted in a greatly decreased percentage of old-growth forest.

25 January 2016 - 7:00pm

Margaret LockAddressing Alzheimer Disease and other dementias is a growing public health priority that will require increased public investments in both research and healthcare supports for aging populations.

18 January 2016 - 7:00pm

WrinklesAddressing Alzheimer Disease and other dementias is a growing public health priority that will require increased public investments in both research and healthcare supports for aging populations.

12 January 2016 - 6:30pm

The Hunting GroundA screening of the documentary: The Hunting Ground: an exposé of rape crimes on US college campuses & their institutional cover-ups

followed by a Critical Conversation on Sexualized Violence on Canadian Campuses: Challenges & Changes

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