Toronto Join us for a lively exploration into the history and biological properties of cannabis, its neurological mechanisms, addictive properties, and its potential impact on public health following its legalization in Canada this Fall.
Toronto Modelling a system as complex as Earth’s is extremely difficult, but essential if we want to know what humanity faces in this era of changing climate. Learn how physics and computational methods are used to create models of our past and future climate.
Toronto This panel discussion will explore how fundamental research (eventually!) translates into innovative technology and therapies.
Waterloo Is chemistry misunderstood? Luc Robitaille, Vice President of Responsible Care with the Chemical Industry Association of Canada, will lead discussion to consider the role Canadian chemistry should play in developing a more sustainable and green economy, with a focus on solutions for climate change.
Ottawa Is Artificial Intelligence a term more suited to science fiction or science fact? In this panel we’ll look at how does AI works, explore the challenges researchers face, ask how likely a 'super-intelligent' AI really is and consider the implications for society and policy.
STEAM Behind the Scenes: How Scientists Evaluate Expertise Across Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math Initiatives
Waterloo How to build a team of experts from different disciplines.
Toronto Join us for an evening of fun, food and explorations in science.
Waterloo Innovations to support a low-carbon future with universal energy access.
Food Evolution explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, wrestles with the emotions and the science driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.
This is followed by a panel discussion and interaction with the audience featuring:
Film Director Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Carol T. Culhane, CEO of International Food Focus Ltd., Ian Affleck, Executive Director, Plant Biotechnology at CropLife Canada (Toronto); Dr. Maria Trainer, Managing Director, Science and Regulatory Affairs at CropLife Canada, (Waterloo), Greg Hannam, Ontario Grain Farmer (Woodrill Farms), & An Expert with International and Developing World perspective (TBA).
Tickets are $10 for non RCIS members, and free for RCIS members in good standing.
RCIS Members please contact the RCIS Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 416 977 2983 to register. Non-Members can purchase their tickets at Eventbrite
New techniques of medical imaging reveal details about proteins, the building blocks of life.
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