Past Events

11 January 2016 - 7:00pm

Still AliceAddressing 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.

26 November 2015

A key element of the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Strategic Plan is to “expand the reach of the RSC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Symposium”. Between 1945 and 1980, the AGM of the RSC was hosted at least once in every province of Canada, at 25 universities from coast to coast. In 2013, the RSC resumed the practice of moving the AGM around the country, beginning with a visit to Banff, Alberta.

25 November 2015

After four years, CSPC is returning to the nation’s capital to bring together scientists, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, students and many others from across the country to discuss the present and future of Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy. This will be the first science policy forum held post the 2015 Federal election.

04 November 2015

At its meeting of 4 November 2014 the Steering Committee of World Science Forum has agreed on the date and main theme of World Science Forum 2015. After the highly successful event of Rio de Janeiro in 2013 World Science Forum will return to Budapest on 4-7 November 2015. The main theme of the Forum will be "The Enabling Power of Science" reflecting on the way how science opens new paths for the improvement of human life, businesses and the practices of policy making.

30 October 2015 - 9:30am

This symposium will emphasize the dialogue between Art & Science in both the academy and the community through scientific exhibit, roundtable discussion, an art gallery exhibition, and a keynote lecture by Dr. John Holmes, Birmingham University. Dr. Holmes will explore the relationship between Pre-Raphaelite artists and Science.

21 October 2015 - 12:00pm

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.

20 October 2015

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.

15 October 2015 - 7:00pm

Michael Dawson, history professor and member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists, will deliver a lecture titled “Studying Popular Culture: Mounties, Muppets and More,” on October 15th at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

07 October 2015

An informed discussion on Canada’s institutional capacity to produce the knowledge required to sustain a healthy democracy and to provide the foundation for sound policies and practices into the 21st century. Moderated by Paul Kennedy, host of CBC Ideas, join us for keynote presentations by sociologist Harry Collins, and Sheila Jasanoff, a specialist in science and technology studies and public reason.

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