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How Ecological Footprint Accounting Can Inform Pathways to a Carbon-Neutral Economy

This special Earth Day edition of Scholars' Hub @ Home will focus on the global footprint and biocapacity that quantify the capacity of landscapes to sustain human consumption and infrastructure - information for the global community aiming for a carbon-neutral economy. Q&A to follow.

April 21st, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Safely Viewing the Sun

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, free introductory astronomy courses every other Tuesday at 3:30pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary. Zoom registration through RASC: bit.ly/3daMp4s

May 25th, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Galaxies in Plain Sight

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, free introductory astronomy courses every other Tuesday at 3:30pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary. Zoom registration through RASC: bit.ly/3daMp4s

May 11th, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Spotting Satellites

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, free introductory astronomy courses every other Tuesday at 3:30pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary. Zoom registration through RASC: bit.ly/3daMp4s

April 27th, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Special Library Edition!

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, free introductory astronomy courses every other Tuesday at 3:30pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary. Zoom registration through RASC: bit.ly/3daMp4s

April 13th, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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The Insider's Guide to the Galaxy: Observing the Aurora Borealis

Join us online to learn basic astronomy that you can do on your own from your backyard!

In partnership with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, free introductory astronomy courses every other Tuesday at 3:30pm EDT. They'll give you the tools to learn astronomy on your own at home, along with some observing goals to try. All you need is your computer! A pair of binoculars will help, but are not necessary. Zoom registration through RASC: bit.ly/3daMp4s

March 30th, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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Can AI and disease modelling improve COVID-related public health interventions and vaccinations in Africa?

This special edition of the Scholars’ Hub focuses on research across eight African countries to manage the pandemic and improve vaccination programs. Topics covered will include the science behind zoonotics, robotics, next-generation Artificial Intelligence, genome science and more. Presentation l Q&A

With Dr. James Orbinski, School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health and Dr. Simon Frost, Professor of Pathogen Dynamics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

March 24th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Birth Totems

Todd Jamieson of the Oneida Nation of the Thames is an artist and educator. Join him for an evening of learning and creativity as he shares the richness, beauty and symbolism of his culture. Todd will lead participants in creating their own woodlands-style drawing based on their personal Birth Totem.  

Presentation l Q&A l Drawing workshop

Supplies: Paper, coloured pencils (or preferred medium)

 

 

 

September 16th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Editor-In-Residence: Traditional, Self-Publishing or Hybrid

There are now a lot of different ways to get a book published.  Each one has advantages and disadvantages.  For example, traditional publishing can take years but doesn't cost you anything, while self-publishing may involve costs but can get your book to the market really quickly.  

May 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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