Past Events

24 November 2005

L’Observatoire de l'environnement et du développement durable (OEDD) of the Université de Sherbrooke, in concert with the Royal Society of Canada, has organized on Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 2:00 pm, at l'Agora du Carrefour de l'information de l'Université de Sherbrooke, a forum on sustainable development.

08 November 2005

Canada is blessed with abundant fresh water: the Great Lakes alone contain 20 percent of the world’s fresh water supply. If you ask most Canadians whether they value water, the answer will be a resounding “yes!” But if we take a closer look at some of the things that have been done with this resource, it becomes clear that our actions don’t necessarily reflect our words. Why not? Who is responsible?

04 November 2005

The University of Lethbridge will host  a panel discussion and public discussion hosted by moderator Doyle MacKinnon, Managing Editor, Lethbridge Herald. The panel will feature: Yale Belanger, Native American Studies, University of Lethbridge; Phyllis Day Chief, Lethbridge Community College; Chris Shade, Former Chief, Blood Tribe; and Robert Williams, Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge & Alberta Gaming Research Institute

04 November 2005

There is a growing interdisciplinary community of interest related to transboundary water governance in Canada. A small subset of this larger community co-sponsored by the Royal Society of Canada and McMaster University will gather on November 4, 2005 to discuss transboundary water governance. They will focus primarily on the Canadian-American context and more specifically the Great Lakes context and on transboundary issues that are emerging beyond the Great Lakes context.

16 October 2005

The results of an open-ended exchange of research experiences, observations and reflections likely to lead to advancing our understanding of what works best (and what works less well) to re-shape traditional governance and government practices for accommodating and leveraging the new levels of human diversity around us will be presented.

05 October 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner, the first lecturer of the Series, will be presenting “The Many Faces of Memory”, an informative look at the varying facets of human memory. Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, Dr.

12 August 2005

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is hosting a “Meet the New Fellows” Reception.

SPEAKERS: Marie D'Iorio, Chad Gaffield, Paul Merkley, Michael Rudnicki

26 May 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner, the first lecturer of the Series, will be presenting “The Many Faces of Memory”, an informative look at the varying facets of human memory. Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, Dr.

19 May 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner, the first lecturer of the Series, will be presenting “The Many Faces of Memory”, an informative look at the varying facets of human memory. Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, Dr.

12 May 2005

It is timely to make available to Canadians the considerations that are relevant to the issue of symmetry/asymmetry. We are doing this by publishing a series of short commentaries over the first half of 2005.

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