PJSA 2013 Student Conference
Professor Kim Nasmyth: My scientific journey; a lecture for young scientists.
Interested in making an interactive map to showcase your study or research locations online but don’t know how to start? This workshop will show how easy it is to create an interactive map online. You will learn how to import KML and CSV files in ArcGIS.com.
Professor Kim Nasmyth: How are chromosomes held together?
Intended audience: Faculty, staff, grad students, and third or fourth-year undergraduate students.
Learn about Professor Nasmyth’s discovery of the mechanism by which the DNA in our chromosomes is held together. This has profound importance for our understanding of cell division and how errors occur that can cause cancer and other genetic diseases.
Transitions and Thresholds: An Integrative Approach to Understanding Learning Development
University of British Columbia
The Social Virtue of Science: Motivating the Structural Objectivity of Early Logical Empiricism
This community event will discuss the major implications of academia's
treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11 by exploring forms of
institutional resistance and the usage of thought-stoppers in academic
discourse (such as "conspiracy theory").
The event will include a screening of the documentary "9/11 in the Academic Community", a Winner of the University of Toronto Film Festival which received endorsements from prominent academics including the President & Vice-Chancellor Emeritus of McMaster University.