Your weekly guide to science-related events

Both U of T’s campus and  Toronto-general are home to a plethora of science-related events every week. Science Around Town is your guide to the highlights, here’s just a few coming up in September:

Snider Lecture with Bob McDonald

The host of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks and the 2015 Snider lecturer, Bob McDonald, is delivering a lecture on Canada’s astronauts at the U of T Mississauga Instructional Building.

September 15, 7-8:15 pm, 3359 Mississauga Road 110, Free

RSVP online by Thursday, September 10

Regional Governments in International Affairs: Lessons from the Arctic

Environmental issues and global affairs unite at Trinity College and the Munk School of Global Affairs’ full-day conference. The conference will be opened the night before with speeches from former Canadian Minister of Global Affairs Bill Graham and Provost of Trinity College, Mayo Moran.

September 17, 7 pm, Trinity College

Register for free on Eventbrite

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Always wanted to test out popular myths in science just like they do on the tv series? The Ontario Science Centre’s MythBusters exhibition is on right up until September 13. If you’re new to Toronto, take the opportunity to check out our fantastic local science museum.

Ongoing until September 13, Ontario Science Centre, 10 am to 5 pm daily

$27.00 for adults

Did you know that the Royal Ontario Museum is free for students on Tuesdays all year round? If you ever want to spend a day with their dinosaur fossil collection, studying rocks and minerals or scoping out the bat cave for no cost, just drop by any Tuesday with your TCard!

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