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Sunday, September 17, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

You're invited! Some of the University of Waterloo’s brightest minds are bringing their science to the square. From e-bikes to identity, find out how environmental research impacts your daily life, with an exciting interactive discussion

Science in the Square posterJoin us Sunday September 17th, 12pm to 5pm on in Waterloo Public Square (NODE #5). The free event, modeled after the popular SoapboxScience program in the UK, and organized by Planning's Carrie Mitchell, is a partnership with Open Streets and the HeforShe.

Follow #ScienceintheSquare on Twitter and Instagram for information leading up to the event, and to share during the discussion. 

The all-female line-up of scientists and subjects includes:  

Time Speaker  Topic 
12:00pm -12:30pm Cheryl Chan, MES Candidate (Environment and Resource Studies) Fish for our future: The human dimensions of conservation
12:30pm - 1:00pm Jennifer Dean,

Assistant Professor (School of Planning)

Walkability 2.0: Can electric-bikes mitigate obesogenic environments?
1:00pm - 1:30pm Suzanne Kearns, Associate Professor (Geography and Environmental Management - Aviation) Changing pilot training to meet the needs of the projected pilot shortage – competency-based education in aviation
1:30pm - 2:00pm Bronwyn Lazowski,

PhD Candidate (Geography and Environmental Management)

Pathways to a 'smart’ and sustainable residential energy culture 
2:00pm - 2:30pm Elizabeth Opiyo Onyango,

PhD Candidate (Geography and Environmental Management)

My culture my identity: Are all cultures bad?
2:30pm - 3:00pm Susan Elliott Professor (Geography and Environmental Management) Who’s got a food allergy and why? The science and reality of food allergy
3:00pm - 3:30pm Sarah Burch Associate Professor (Geography and Environmental Management) Learning from sustainability successes: how to trigger innovation, take climate change seriously, and transform our cities
3:30pm - 4:00pm Jean Andrey, Dean of the Faculty of Environment  Mobility and weather: when you should 'stay put'
4:00pm - 4:30pm Danielle Lindamood, MES Candidate (Environment and Resource Studies) Exploring pathways to a more sustainable water future
4:30pm - 5:00pm Julie Cook, PhD Candidate (Social and Ecological Sustainability) Keep Calm and Always Recycle: Using Community-based Social Marketing Tools to Change Behaviour
Cost 
Free!
Location 
Waterloo Public Square
75 King St S,
Waterloo, ON N2J 1P2
Canada

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