The Art & Science of Cheese
Sep
25
8:30 PM20:30

The Art & Science of Cheese

  • Wedgewood Dining Room, University of Toronto Faculty Club (map)
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Toronto What goes in to a truckle of cheddar or a wheel of Brie, besides milk and time? Cheesemaking depends on many things and balancing them all is the cheesemaker’s art. Join RCIScience as we explore the art and science of cheese, the food that our brains are hard-wired to enjoy!

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Are We Stressing Out the Arctic?
Sep
24
5:00 PM17:00

Are We Stressing Out the Arctic?

  • Desmarais Building, 12th Floor, Room 12-102 (map)
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Ottawa While change has been termed a normal state of affairs in the Arctic, the pace and extent of current ecological and societal transformations are unprecedented. Join RCIScience and the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) for another engaging panel exploring the science, societal and political implications of changes in the Arctic.

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Science is a Drag
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

Science is a Drag

Toronto #ScienceIsADrag is a free event where Scientists will be challenging the cis/heteronormative stereotypes of science with entertaining drag performances and interactive science presentations! Come for dinner, drinks & drag - stay for the science!! 🍻

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What Do Mathematicians Do Now That Machines Can 'Do (All) The Math?'
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

What Do Mathematicians Do Now That Machines Can 'Do (All) The Math?'

  • Fields Institute, 2nd Floor, Room 230 (map)
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Toronto For the last thirty years, professional mathematicians have not performed calculations by hand, except in very special circumstances - machines can do them faster, with more variables and without error. So what exactly do the math pros do? And how do we teach the next generation to live and work in this world?

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Learning Math Through Play
Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

Learning Math Through Play

Waterloo Is child play simply play?  Can early numeracy skills be introduced through play, even tech play? And are educational apps actually educational? Join RCIScience for an exploration of the kindergarten math curriculum, uncover the wild west of apps, and take a look at how mathematical concepts outlined in the LittleCounters® program can be weaved in to everyday activities, including playing with mobile apps.

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Our DNA: What’s Next & How Far Should We Go?
Mar
5
12:15 PM12:15

Our DNA: What’s Next & How Far Should We Go?

Toronto Meet the ‘Godfather of the human genome project’, George Church, as he takes us on a tour of one of today’s most active areas of science - genomics. From copying extinct DNA into living species to preventing environmental disasters, hear how the influence of genomics is already far beyond medicine.

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Mapping Ontario’s Energy Transition: The Land-Use and Landscape Impacts of Renewable Energy Development
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Mapping Ontario’s Energy Transition: The Land-Use and Landscape Impacts of Renewable Energy Development

Waterloo A look at research into the land-use requirements and landscape impacts of intensive renewable energy development, followed by an exploration of a toolkit that is being developed to help understand and manage land-use impacts at the local level.

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