Dr. Jeremy McNeil, the Helen Battle Professor in the biology department of the University of Western Ontario, studies the reproductive biology of migrating insects, as well as the interactions between insects, their natural enemies and plants. He investigates the role that naturally occurring chemicals in plants and insects play in interactions within and between different species.
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is hosting a “Meet the New Fellows” in the Montreal Region Reception. ***
NEW FELLOWS: Jacques Derome, Tom Hudson, Ernesto Schiffrin and Michel Tremblay
American Ambassador to Canada David Wilkins and former Canadian Ambassador to the United States Allan Gotlieb will visit on Wednesday January 25 to discuss relations between the two countries. The event will be moderated by TVO's Steve Paikin.
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and the University of Guelph are hosting a public forum on January 9th at the River Run Centre in Guelph. This event is to provide citizens, experts and policy-makers with an opportunity to critically examine and discuss the broad implications of animal diseases like BSE and bird flu on Canadian society.
Dr. Brenda Milner, première conférencière de la série, donnera la conférence intitulée « Les multiples visages de la mémoire », un regard enrichissant sur les différentes facettes de la mémoire humaine. Professeur Dorothy J. Killam à l’Institut neurologique de Montréal (INM) et professeure au sein du département de neurologie et de neurochirurgie à l’Université McGill, Dr. Milner est considérée comme la fondatrice de la neuroscience cognitive.
L’Observatoire de l'environnement et du développement durable (OEDD) of the Université de Sherbrooke, in concert with the Royal Society of Canada, has organized on Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 2:00 pm, at l'Agora du Carrefour de l'information de l'Université de Sherbrooke, a forum on sustainable development.
Canada is blessed with abundant fresh water: the Great Lakes alone contain 20 percent of the world’s fresh water supply. If you ask most Canadians whether they value water, the answer will be a resounding “yes!” But if we take a closer look at some of the things that have been done with this resource, it becomes clear that our actions don’t necessarily reflect our words. Why not? Who is responsible?
There is a growing interdisciplinary community of interest related to transboundary water governance in Canada. A small subset of this larger community co-sponsored by the Royal Society of Canada and McMaster University will gather on November 4, 2005 to discuss transboundary water governance. They will focus primarily on the Canadian-American context and more specifically the Great Lakes context and on transboundary issues that are emerging beyond the Great Lakes context.
The University of Lethbridge will host a panel discussion and public discussion hosted by moderator Doyle MacKinnon, Managing Editor, Lethbridge Herald. The panel will feature: Yale Belanger, Native American Studies, University of Lethbridge; Phyllis Day Chief, Lethbridge Community College; Chris Shade, Former Chief, Blood Tribe; and Robert Williams, Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge & Alberta Gaming Research Institute