Office for Science and Society

Sense, Nonsense and Science

2Nov2013

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be speaking at the BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association annual banquet. /ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences

McGill's "Food for Thought"

Published: 23Oct2013

The year was 1982. "Food for Thought", a new and innovative course conceived by Drs. David Harpp, Joe Schwarcz & Ariel Fenster. Designed to provoke some thought, separate fact from fiction and...

Michael Specter: Irrational rejection of science threatening our lives

Published: 17Oct2013

Information is the key to life. We want to know what to eat, how to protect our environment, what risks to avoid and what to do if illness strikes. But when it comes to acquiring information, it is...

Mind the Gap

6Nov201318:00
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A special discussion on the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods will take place on November 6 at 6 PM with representatives from both the "pro" and "con" sides, including from...

Eating Right: Is There a Solution to the Confusion?

19Oct201313:00
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Eating has become a confusing experience. Every day brings news about some "miracle food": tomatoes prevent cancer, flax seed prevents heart disease or soybeans ease menopause symptoms./ossCategory...

Dr. Joe presents "Eating– Is there a solution to the confusion?"

28Sep201315:30
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89th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Beyond Preventive Medicine -Remodeling the Canadian “Sick Care” System into a “Health Care & Promotion” System/ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences...

Dr. Joe presents "The Conundrum of Endocrine Disruptors"

21Sep201309:15
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Programme de la FMC du Québec: Mise à jour en obstétrique et en gynécologie En association avec l’université McGill, département d’obstétrique et gynécologie/ossCategory: Public lectures and...

"Public Perception of Agriculture - Facts and Myths"

10Aug201313:00
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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....

“Science and Nonsense” Conference

29Jul2013

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,...

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