- Sigma Xi Society’s Distinguished Lecture Series at UofT
Featuring fascinating talks in everything from prenatal stress effects on the baby to Thomas Jefferson’s encounter with a dead moose. Hear local scientists and visiting researchers share their work in this free series of talks. This year, with a strong focus on PhD Candidates.
Visit the Sigma Xi Society website for more information.
All lectures are at the Ramsey Wright Zoological Labs Building rm 425 (accessed via 25 Harbord St).
- RCIScience Fall 2015 Talk Line-up Announced
From “true crime” to hitchhiking robots, we announce our Fall line-up of free, public science talks.
2 PM Sundays, Oct 18 – Dec 6 (no lecture Nov 15), at JJR Macleod Auditorium, UofT St. George Campus
7:30 PM Thursday Oct 1, Nov 5 and Dec 3, at Mississauga Central Library Noel Ryan Auditorium
- Congratulations to 2015 Science Scholarship Winners!
Riya Bhatt, graduate of North Albion C.I., will attend York University with a Royal Canadian Institute Science Scholarship.
Sunaina Saadat (not in photo) graduate of North Albion C.I. will attend McMaster University with a Roy Pearson bursary.
Congratulations to all 3 exceptional students! Watch for them at future RCIScience events.
- Sir Sandford Fleming death centenary commemorated in Peterborough Ontario
Fleming College commemorated the centenary of Sir Sandford Fleming’s death with the unveiling of a portrait of Fleming by JWL Foster in Peterborough yesterday.
Fleming, co-founder of the Royal Canadian Institute, was also a driving force behind Canada’s railroads, a pioneering engineer and inventor of the concept of Standard Time. Bio of Fleming from the Canadian Enclycopedia.
Unveiling the portrait with Dr. Tony Tilly, President Fleming College, and Jock Fleming, Councillor of the Royal Canadian Institute and great, great grandson of Sir Sandford Fleming. (courtesy Fleming College).
- Is Our Drinking Water at Risk? Stop 2: Vancouver!
RCIScience & the David Suzuki Foundation present:
A national discussion on urban drinking water
Second stop: Telus World of Science, Vancouver
Tuesday, June 23, 7 PM
Presented with the generous support of:
- From Standard Time to Stem Cells: Landmarks of the Discovery District
We are delighted to be working with Heritage Toronto this year to host a walking tour of landmarks of scientific significance on the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus and down Hospital Row.
- RCIScience Webcasts
The RCIScience lectures are available online! You can watch them on your computer or mobile device. Put a little science into your day!
Click HERE and select “Fall” for the 2014 Fall series, or “Winter” for the 2015 series.
Webcasts recorded and supported by:
- Is our Drinking Water at Risk? A new cross-Canada series!
at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Free tickets available here.
Presented in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation with the generous support of the RBC Foundation.