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Events happening across campus during science literacy week

September 18 - 24, 2017

McGill Library, Let’s Talk Science at McGill, and Redpath Museum, in collaboration with the McGill Writing Centre, held many exciting events and activities at McGill University in Montreal for Science Literacy Week, from September 18 to 24, 2017. Thank you to all those who participated!

Events

[Events all occur in the past] McGill users, please sign in to register for events and let us know you'll attend. Members of the public are most welcome! Please email the person indicated in the workshop description to register for any of our exciting events.

Monday
September 18
Tuesday
September 19
Wednesday
September 20
Thursday
September 21
Friday
September 22
Saturday
September 23
Sunday
September 24

Learn to code with HackMcGill, 4pm - 5pm, e-Classroom 413, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering. [Register]


Science cinema - Google and the World Brain (93 min), 5:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]

Introduction to Raspberry Pi, 10am - 11:30am, e-Classroom 413, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering. [Register]


Raspberry Pi data logging, 2pm - 4pm, Webster Library, LB-211 NOTE: This event is at Concordia University.
[Register]


Engaging the Media: How a Well-Timed Press Release Can Boost Attention To Research, 2pm - 4pm, McGill downtown campus
[Register]


Phonomenal! and Still Listening - Exhibit tour, 4pm - 4:30pm, Music Building (New) 3rd Floor, Marvin Duchow Music Library
[Registration not required]


Drop in and bust myths about science literacy, research, diversity and cancer Ongoing 4pm - 5pm, Redpath Museum, entrance hall


Science cinema - I Dream of Wires: The Machine that Shaped Electronic Music (97 min), 5:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]

Visit to the Schulich Library beehives 12pm - 12:45pm
[Full]


The Maude Abbott Medical Museum: Teaching for yesterday and today, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]


Science cinema - Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? (83 min), 5:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]

Introduction to Raspberry Pi, 11:30am - 1pm, e-Classroom 413, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering. [Register]


Visit to the Schulich Library beehives 1:15pm - 2pm
[Full]


Augmented reality workshop, 2pm - 4pm, Entrance, Macdonald Campus Library.
[Registration not required]

 


Introduction to Open Science, 4pm - 5pm, McLennan e-Classroom, McLennan Library Building
[Register]


Drop in and bust myths about science literacy, research, diversity and cancer Ongoing 4pm - 5pm, Redpath Museum, entrance hall


Science cinema - Top Secret Rosies (57 min), 5:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]

Knit a petri dish with Let's Talk Science @ McGill (Ages 5 and up - three different levels of activity), 10am - 12pm, 2nd floor, Brown Building
 (note room change)
[Registration not required]


Science in the news: Telling fact from fiction, 2:30pm-3:30pm, e-Classroom 413, Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering.
[Register]


Drop in and bust myths about science literacy, research, diversity and cancer Ongoing 4pm - 5pm, Redpath Museum, entrance hall


Science cinema - GTFO: Get the F**k Out - Women in Gaming (76 min; explicit language), 5:30pm, Research Commons, Room A, Redpath Library Building
[Registration not required]

 

Marine Science Literacy @ Museum Ongoing 1pm - 4pm, Redpath Museum

 

 

Contact April Colosimo or Rebecca Nicholson with questions or for more information. For additional information about Science Literacy Week across the country, please visit the Science Literacy Week website.


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