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Events happening across campus during science literacy week

Past SLW events at McGill

September 21 - 27, 2020

Take a look at this year's exciting events and science at play activities at McGill University in Montreal - and online - for Science Literacy Week!

September 21
September 22
September 23
September 24
September 25
September 26
September 27
Workshop, 2 p.m.: The Art of Communicating
Science to Non-Specialists
 with Dr. Diane Dechief.

Talk, 10:30 a.m.: Urban Heat Island effect with Prof. Raja Sengupta [register]

Workshop, 11:30 a.m.: Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence - AI Literacy [register]

Virtual Homecoming event, 2:30 p. m.: Reality to Virtual - Creating Gateways to the Past in McGill's Library of the Future [register]

Book club, 5:30 p.m.: Data feminism, by Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren F Klein, more details to come [register]

Online Cutting Edge Lecture in Science, 6 p.m.: Freshwater Futures for Canada and the World. Brought to you by the Redpath Museum. [register]


Virtual Homecoming event, 10 a. m.: Online tour of building stones and fossils. Brought to you by the Redpath Museum. [register]

Virtual Homecoming event, 10 a. m.: Trees of McGill University Online Tour. Brought to you by the Redpath Museum. [register]

De-Stress + Sketch Online, SLW edition! Visual Arts Collection


Temporary exhibition

Highlights from the Science...

Visit our temporary digital exhibition on Flickr to celebrate Science Literacy Week 2020.

"Tiger" from the Taylor White Collection. By Peter Paillou, c.1720-90. Blacker Wood Natural History Collection.


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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