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September 2017

Science in a Post-Truth Era

September 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gerstein Science Information Centre Library, 9 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON M7A 1A5 Canada
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The Story Collider

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto, Canada
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$10

The Story Collider is an evening of storytelling about science but more importantly about the people involved. Join our incredible storytellers as they share personal stories of the trials, tribulations and sometimes triumphs of science. Storytellers are: David Evans - Curator of Paleontology at the ROM Renee Hlozek - Dunlap Institute Astrophysicist Cylita Guy - EEB Graduate Student Dan Weaver - Atmospheric Physics Grad Student Vanessa Vakharia - The Math Guru

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October 2017

Grabbing Your Place in the Media Revolution – FREE with registration!

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas, 2190 Yonge St
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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All are welcome to attend a special seminar and screening of the New Age of Journalism. The event will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 5:30-9:30pm at Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas located at 2190 Yonge Street. 5:30pm - Registration opens 6:00pm - Seminar by Robert Steiner, Director, Fellowships in Global Journalism, Munk School of Global Affairs 7:30pm - Screening of Freelancer on the Front Lines as part of the 2017 Reelworld Film Festival and a special Q & A to follow…

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January 2018

FREE – Food Evolution Feature Film Screening + Q&A with Experts

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join your friends and family at a free movie screening with a twist. Following the screening of Food Evolution, from academy award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy, we will have a panel of experts to answer your questions! REGISTER here Experts Include: Louise Hidinger Science Communicator. Founder & Editor, The Ingredients List. Science writer & speaker, chemist, patent agent, pseudoscience fighter. Saqib Siddiqi Technical Director, Urban Crops Inc. Expert in technology & participatory process to develop food systems for communities in…

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Night of Ideas – First time in Canada

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - January 26 @ 7:00 am
Hart House
FREE

In partnership with the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Canada and Hart House, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto is thrilled to present Night of Ideas: To Sleep or Not to Sleep on Thursday, January 25, from 7 pm to 7 am. The Art Museum is one of the first Canadian institution to take part in this French-initiated global, all-night event happening simultaneously in more than 50 cities. Night of Ideas will bring together international artists,…

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February 2018

2nd Annual Franklin Forum: The AI Revolution in Academia

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Massey College Upper Library, 4 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E1 Canada
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REGISTER HERE Artificial Intelligence promises to start a revolution in many aspects of society and academia. How will your research adapt and include such changes? Join us on Feb 7th at Massey College to discuss how AI can transform academic research. Our panelists will explain the capabilities and limitations of AI approaches to analyze data and generate insight for STEM and social science research. We will explore what types of investigative problems can be tackled with AI techniques. “Computers are…

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Women in Planetary Science & Exploration

February 17 - February 18
Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St George St
Toronto, Canada
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Elaine Wittaker Exhibit – Contained

February 28 - March 24
Red Head Gallery, 401 Richmond St. West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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The Red Head Gallery is pleased to present Contained, an exhibition by artist, Elaine Whittaker. The act of containing is always an act of restraining—holding something or someone in place. Keeping proper control. Limiting expansion. Preventing advancement. When an infectious disease presents itself, we act to contain it. An act that can be both liberating and traumatic. Contained is an installation that encompasses both these possibilities. Feb 28 - Mar 24, 2018

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May 2018

Inner Spaces: Science-Art Exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre

May 1 - May 31
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd
Toronto, Ontario M3C1T3 Canada
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The Inner Spaces exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre helps showcase, celebrate, and engage visitors with scientific research conducted in Canada, by showing creativity inherent in scientific research and the beauty in unexpected by-products. It is a fun, educational, and reflective experience for visitors of all ages. Children are innately curious, typically asking why?  We invite you to be curious again and discover whether your first impression of these images reflects their true identity.  Are the flames really flames or something…

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June 2018

Science at the Movies: Unrest

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave
Toronto, ON Canada
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