Issue 23

Food Fight: How Nutrition Trends Are Changing the Way We Eat

Healthy eating, or the lack thereof, is one of the most prevalent issues on university campuses today. The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine will be holding a public lecture on the topic of nutrition and how our modern-day diets are affecting our development.

Date: Tuesday, March 28

Time: 6:00–8:00 pm

Location: Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge Street

Admission: Free with registration

Department of Psychology Ebbinghaus Empire Lecture Series

Come join U of T’s Department of Psychology for their weekly lecture series, where Dr. Deborah Talmi, senior lecturer at the University of Manchester, will be this week’s keynote speaker.

Date: Wednesday, March 29

Time: 12:15–1:30 pm

Location: Room 3130, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

Admission: Free

The Impact of Institutional and Social Contexts on the Relationship between Caregivers and Persons with Dementia

The U of T Joint Centre for Bioethics will be holding a public lecture to discuss the issues that surround patient-caregiver relationships within care facilities. Dr. Angel Petropanagos, a postdoctoral fellow from the Novel Tech Ethics team at Dalhousie University, will be speaking at the event.

Date: Wednesday, March 29

Time: 4:10–5:30 pm

Location: Room 108, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street

Admission: Free

2017 Open Minds Conference

The U of T Graduate Students Union Grad Minds committee is holding their annual Open Minds conference to discuss mental health and how to deal with the often stress-inducing environment of university. Speakers include Dr. Sakina Rizvi of St. Michael’s Hospital and U of T’s Dr. Bill Ju.

Date: Wednesday, March 29

Time: 5:00–10:00 pm

Location: Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle

Admission: Free with registration (for students)

Intro to 3D Design

The Pop-Up Learning Lab will be holding a workshop to familiarize participants with various 3D design software, such as OpenSCAD and Sculptris.

Date: Thursday, March 30

Time: 6:30–8:00 pm

Location: Toronto Public Library – Parliament Street Branch, 269 Gerrard Street East

Admission: Free with registration

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