Past Events

17 March 2010

When I was a high school student, a Japanese astronaut went into space with Medaka fish. The fish became famous as the “first vertebrate mating in space”. The experiment opened my eyes to the field of “Space Biology”. I became a student of the Department of Biology at Ochanomizu University. In 2000, "JUSTSAP S*T*A*R*S Program" started to accept candidates for a space experiment with aquatic animals from all over Japan.

22 February 2010

The Honorable Madam Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada will visit Wilfrid Laurier University Monday Feb. 22 to deliver a lecture titled, “Culture and Justice: Understanding Identity and Diversity.” Justice Abella’s visit is part of the Governor General Lecture Series organized by the The Royal Society of Canada: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada.

27 October 2009

Bengt Samuelsson, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine, will conduct a lecture at the University of Ottawa on October 27.

22 October 2009

The level of public, political and scientific acceptance of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for the production of food and fiber, as well as for different aspects of human and animal health, varies  considerably between countries. For example, the use of transgenic plans in agriculture is much greater in Canada and the United States than in many EU countries.

11 June 2009

Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the final of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series. The lecture is titled "Chemistry: the Key to Our Future."

10 June 2009

Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the second of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series. The lecture is titled "Asymmetric Hydrogenation."

09 June 2009

Ryoji Noyori, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will deliver the first of three lectures as part of the 2009 Nobel Prize Lecture Series.

27 May 2009

This interdisciplinary colloquium will explore the strengths and the problems in defining our identities (Canadian, Québécois, First Nations, multicultural) in contemporary Canada and in forging  relationships that respect these identities and allow them to flourish.

04 April 2009

A meeting of the Royal Society of Canada's Institutional Members of eastern Ontario.

02 February 2009

One of this country’s most distinguished scholars and sought-after guest speakers is demystifying the Canadian North and uncovering a culture and creativity that flows from an encounter with Canada’s Arctic. Dr. Sherrill Grace, a distinguished Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and Past President of the RSC’s Academy for the Arts and Humanities, will speak at Mount Allison University on Monday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery.

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