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
40 St. George Street
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
Health Sciences Building,
155 College St.
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
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.
Admission: $11.20 -21.80