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"Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts and Myths"

Sat, 2013-08-10 13:00 - 14:00

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will peak your interest with the "Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts & Myths" where he will trace the path between fear-mongerers and chemical enthusiasts in agriculture.

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“Science and Nonsense” Conference

Mon, 2013-07-29 (All day)

Repêchage will host a one-day conference titled “Science and Nonsense: Hear from the Experts and Get the Facts about the Beauty Industry.” The presentation will feature keynote speakers, presentations, demos, President’s Award luncheon, new product introductions and a gift bag.

Dr. Joe will explain the truth behind cosmetic ingredients and chemicals and debunk common consumer concerns.

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Eastern Townships Canadian Club

Thu, 2013-05-09 12:00
Hôtel Le Président : 3535 King West, Sherbrooke, J1L 1P8
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will present "Alternative Medicine - Hope or Hype?"  

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FitzGerald Seminar Series

Wed, 2013-05-08 05:00
Faculty Club, University of Toronto : 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON , M5S 1C7
Price: FREE

Pseudoscience in Medicine

Presenter: Dr. Joe Schwarcz 

Alternative medicine, integrated medicine, complementary medicine. These terms are widely featured in the media, usually without appropriate critical analysis. There is a great deal of confusion among the public, as well as among physicians, about what the various “alternative” treatments actually encompass and about their safety and efficacy.

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Science Demystified with Dr. Joe Schwarcz

Mon, 2013-05-06 02:00
Price: FREE

Detox!

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Neuro Film Series

Thu, 2013-05-16 18:30 - 20:30
Price: no cost

Contact Information

Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-6047

Dr. Joe Schwarcz: "Chemical Confusion"

Fri, 2013-04-05 14:00
Mount Bruno United Church, : 25 Lakeview, St Bruno.
Price: FREE
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Literacy Unlimited

Thu, 2013-03-21 19:15
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting  a talk on "Scientific Illiteracy"

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Dr. Joe Schwarcz: Have You Ever Wondered About...

Thu, 2013-03-21 13:30
Price: FREE

Why for years and years there were no red M&M's or how do they get that maraschino cherry to float in the syrup inside a Cherry Blossom?  What is the link between the bombardier beetle at the V-2 rocket?  Why does popcorn pop?  Why are there holes in Swiss cheese?  Have you ever considered why there are no nuts or grapes in Grape Nuts Flakes or why witches supposedly use broomsticks as a method of transportation?  Why did Van Gogh mangle his ear?  Were Agatha Christie's accounts of dastardly poisonings based on real science?

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The Science of Cosmetics

Mon, 2013-03-11 19:00
Macdonald Stewart/Raymond Building : Macdonald College, Room R2-045
Price: FREE

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will discuss the science behind cosmetics

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