Concussions: Science, Policy, and Sport

The Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science will be holding a panel discussion on the topic of head trauma in athletics, and research on how to prevent such injuries from becoming commonplace. Speakers include Dr. Doug Richards, the medical director of U of T’s David L. MacIntosh Sport Medicine Clinic, and Sandro Fiorino, assistant coach for the Canadian Women’s National Rugby Sevens team.

Date: Sunday, February 26

Time: 2:00–3:30 pm

Location: JJR Macleod Auditorium  Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle

Admission: Free with registration


Intro to 3D Design

The Pop-Up Learning Lab will be hosting a workshop for beginners to learn how to use 3D design software, such as Autodesk 123D Design, OpenSCAD, and Sculptris.

Date: Saturday, February 25

Time: 2:30–4:00 pm

Location: Spadina Road Branch – Toronto Public Library, 10 Spadina Road

Admission: Free with registration


Quantifying the Evolutionary Dynamics of Human Tumor Progression

The U of T Department of Biochemistry will be holding a public lecture to discuss the stages of tumor growth in humans. The keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Christina Curtis, assistant professor at Stanford University.

Date: Thursday, February 23

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Room 6-604, 6th Floor Auditorium – Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue

Admission: Free


Industry After Academia: Careers in Start-ups, Biotech and Business

Interested in a professional career in molecular genetics or biotechnology? The U of T-based Industry After Academia team will be holding a workshop on how to get started in the field of biotechnology, and more.

Date: Tuesday, February 28

Time: 5:30–7:30 pm

Location: Room 103 – Fitzgerald Building, 150 College Street

Admission: Free with registration

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