Inch by inch, row by row, #DawnBazely and partner, #PeterEwins teach us how to make our #garden grow! 🌱🌱
Kinesiology prof, #Neuroscientist and #rugby player, Heather Neyedli shares her #concussion message with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science. Share your #ConcussionStory on our page and don't forget to register for our February 26th panel on Concussions: #Science, #Policy and #Sport for a chance to win a #hockey stick signed by the 2015/16 Toronto Maple Leafs and a pair of sneakers from Sketchers Dalhousie University Dalhousie University Dalhousie Kinesiology Society
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#RCIScience comes to #Waterloo. Check out our first talk @ Waterloo Public Library (Ontario, Canada) Tuesday, February 13th @7pm with acclaimed science journalist and author Alanna Mitchell

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Meet one of Québec's most celebrated science communicators, Dr. Pierre Chastenay. The Royal Canadian Institute for Science recognizes Dr. Chastenay’s outstanding contributions to the public understanding of science with the 2017 Fleming Medal.

The medal presentation is followed by a talk given by Dr. Chastenay about the work he does and what drives him to do it. This talk explores the importance of teaching science properly and making science accessible to everyone.


From the promise of personalised medicine to decoding ancestral DNA, cheap genome sequencing is everywhere! We're exploring this new technology with a panel of medical, policy and ethics experts. If you've ever been tempted to send a DNA sample to be sequenced, this is an event for you!

Sun 2:00 PM ESTMacleod Auditorium 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, ON

It turns out that #Magnetism connects #Torontohistory, RCIScience history and an upcoming #RCItalk in #Waterloo!…/…/2/13/the-spinning-magnet

Captain John Henry Lefroy, Royal Artillery, was among the pioneers in the study and recording of Earth's magnetic field. He lived right here in Toronto (1842 - ...1853), helping to establish the Toronto Magnetic Observatory and becoming president of the Royal Canadian Institute, which was founded in 1849 to support science and the communication of scientific findings. Today, our magnetic field, which protects the Earth, is news again...…/books-alanna-mitchell-spinning-magnet/

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The shield that protects life and civilization from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can't prevent it, but we ought to prepare, argues Alanna Mitchell in an essay adapted from her new book, "The Spinning Magnet."

Alanna Mitchell talks with #RCIScience Director Kirsten Vanstone about her new book, The Spinning Magnet. If you missed her talk and book signing in Mississauga, check out the Waterloo Public Library (Ontario, Canada) #RCITalks on Tuesday, February 13th at 7pm.

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RCIS Executive Director Kirsten Vanstone speaks with award winning science journalist Alanna Mitchell, author of The Spinning Magnet, at the Mississauga Cent...

Listen to our next Mississauga Library System speaker talk about her upcoming book on Earth's magnetic field.

Bring your questions to Alanna Mitchell this Thursday, February 1, 7 PM at the Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central Library!

Books will be available for purchase and signing!

Peer into a cell and see the building blocks of life and the origins of disease. 2017 Gairdner International Award Receipient Dr. Lewis Kay takes us through his research into Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and how it reveals the inner workings of cells.
This event is free and open to all. Reserve a seat at Eventbrite.

Sun 2:00 PM ESTJJR Macleod AuditoriumToronto, ON, Canada
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Coming up this week - Family Science Sunday! 2 PM

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RCIS is hiring! We are looking for an Event Coordinator to help us with all of the great programming we have planned.…/work-for-rciscience/

Learning through play: Kids, education and video games Kids are playing video games in increasing numbers outside of the classroom space. This talk discusses the role of video games inside of the classroom, as a means of motivating and engaging students while helping them learn. Dr. Hébert is a post...
From dark days to lethal frigid temperatures, one might wonder where lies the appeal of visiting the South Pole. Cosmologist Keith Vandelinde provides insight into such a journey, as he discusses the experience of living in this part of the world for six months in the pursuit of scientific discovery...

Check out the 2017 #FlemingMedal winner Pierre Chastenay.

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Notre animateur Pierre Chastenay se voit recevoir la prestigieuse médaille Sandford Fleming 2017 qui souligne sa contribution exceptionnelle pour rendre la scie...nce accessible au grand public. Il rejoint à ce titre d’autres personnalités qui ont reçu la médaille, comme David Suzuki, Fernand Seguin, et Chris Hadfield. Toutes nos félicitations, Pierre!

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We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Fleming Medal for outstanding contributions to the public understanding of science goes to Dr. Pierre Chastenay! Felicitations Pierre!

Scholarships & Awards Dr. Pierre Chastenay is Awarded the 2017 Fleming Medal La Médaille Fleming 2017 Au Dr Pierre Chastenay We are pleased to announce that Dr. Pierre Chastenay, a Professor of Science Education at Université du Québec à Montréal, will receive the 2017 Royal Canadian Institute for S...

Going back a couple of years to when hitchBOT dropped by.

hitchBOT in the house! We have a surprise visitor... meet the robot and his creators at 2 PM today....

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