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Trottier Public Science Symposium: Science and the Media

Mon, 2016-10-17 13:30 - Tue, 2016-10-18 19:30
Centre Mont-Royal : 1000 Sherbrooke St. W, (corner Mansfield), Montreal, QC , H3A 3R8
Price: FREE

Science and the Media: The challenge of reporting science responsibly

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Contact: Emily Shore
Organization: Office for Science and Society
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Office Phone: 514-398-2852
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Canada AM

Tue, 2015-05-12 16:36

Dr. Joe sits down with Bev Thomson on Canada AM and chats about his new book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules."

Click here to see the full interview.

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2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

Mon, 2015-09-28 (All day) - Tue, 2015-09-29 (All day)

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts, misused statistics, and even fraud?

Contact Information

Contact: Emily Shore
Organization: Office for Science and Society
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-2852
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Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Ottawa)

Tue, 2015-05-19 17:30 - 19:30

Join us in Ottawa as for a night of science and entertainment, and a very special book launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

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Dr. Joe's Book Launch (Montreal)

Tue, 2015-05-12 17:30

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz' 15th book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules!"
For more info, contact Emily Shore at 514-398-2852.

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Science Rendezvous / 24 Heures de Science

Sat, 2015-05-09 10:00 - 14:00

McGill University is opening its doors for a day of Science! Join us for Quebec's 24 heures de science, a full-day devoted to science and technology!

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Trivia and Smoked Meat Night with Prof. David Harpp

Thu, 2015-04-16 18:00 - 21:00
Gruman's Delicatessen : 230 - 11th Ave SE, Calgary, AB , T2G 0X8
Price: 25$

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Description:  What is the name of the musical based on a world-famous Montreal smoked meat delicatessen?
Who is the longest serving prime-minister in Canadian history?

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The Food Babe Decoded

Sun, 2015-03-15 06:33

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best seller list. She has lots of followers and lots of critics, including myself. I don’t disagree with her goal of improving people’s eating habits. I just disagree with the methods used. Irrational fear-mongering is not the way to go. "There is just no acceptable level of any chemical to ingest, ever," she says.

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Trottier Symposium: Are We Alone?

Mon, 2014-10-06 17:00 - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:30
Price: FREE

Join us for the Lorne Trottier 2014 Public Science Symposium!

Limited seats!! No reservations, just drop by--first come, first serve!

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