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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.

GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH IN AN ERA OF PHARMACEUTICAL PROMOTION

Hosted by the U of T pre-medical society, this discussion will focus on mental health and the accessibility of effective treatment

Monday, February 1

6:00–8:00pm

Bahen Center

40 St. George Street

Rm1190

Admission: $11.20


BIOETHICS SEMINAR

Trudo Lemmens, professor and School chair in Health Law and Policy at U of T will talk about the flaws of the open-ended criteria for physician assisted dying.

Wednesday, February 3

4:10–5:30pm

Health Sciences Building,

155 College St.

Rm106

Admission: Free


WORLD CANCER DAY 2016 – BREAKING THE MOLD: RETHINKING THE CANCER SYSTEM

Join the Ontario Institute for Cancer research and MaRs for a technology expo and a panel discussion about cancer systems. Kenneth Pritzker, professor at the department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at U of T will be among the speakers.

Thursday, February 4

4:00–8:00pm

MaRS Discovery District,

101 College St.

Room: MaRs centre auditorium

Admission: Free with registration


UTISM 2016 – WORK IN PROGRESS: THE COGNITIVE SCIECE OF DEVELOMENT

The Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students’ Association hosts a symposium dedicated to the development and study of mind. The symposium features speakers and panelist from psychology, computer science, and philosophy.

Saturday & Sunday, February 6–7

Saturday at 9:00–4:00pm

Sunday at 9:00–4:30pm

Earth Sciences Center,

33 Willcocks St.

Rm1050

Admission: $11.20 -21.80

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