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23
Sep

FROM THE BOTTOM UP, ONE BY ONE: COMBINING VERY TINY PARTICLES TO MAKE BIG AND USEFUL THINGS (By: Dr. Ishwar Puri)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 am To 12:00 pm
09/23/2017

  What if, all of a sudden, you shrunk by 1500 million times? You would be the size of a single water molecule. You would need to walk around proteins and climb over cells. Dr. Puri will help you discover how big things are created using very tiny nanoparticles. Just like building with tiny Legos, ...

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4
Nov

GROWING HEALTHY BABIES: WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? (By: Dr. Deb Sloboda)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
11/04/2017

  Have you heard of diabetes? Do you know someone whose life is affected by diabetes? Diabetes is a health condition that affects millions of kids and adults of all ages. Today, Dr. Sloboda will tell you what is happening in your body if you have diabetes and how to take care of yourself. She ...

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27
Jan

WHY DON’T DINOSAURS THROW SNOWBALLS (By: Dr. Maureen Padden)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
01/27/2018

Dinosaurs lived for roughly 160 million years and survived tremendous changes in climate. What was the climate like when these creatures roamed the Earth? How did their experiences differ from that of ours today? We will travel through time and learn how the weather patterns have changed over the last 65 million years.

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25
Nov

18TH CENTURY LITERATURE – SUPERHEROES (By: Dr. Peter Walmsly & Dr. Eugenia Zuroski)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
11/25/2017

Who gets to be a superhero?” What does a superhero look like to you?  Did you imagine someone like Superman, Iron Man, or Thor? Everyone has a favourite fictional superhero, but did you know that superheroes are everywhere, making the world safe for regular people like us? Have you ever wondered about what makes a ...

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24
Feb

THE STORY OF “YOU” UNIVERSITY LIFE (By: Dr. Felicia Vulcu)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
02/24/2018

Let’s re-think university and redefine it. What if “university” wasn’t a building with classrooms and professors? What if You are the University? What does this mean? Re-imagine university as the story of you. You are starting on an amazing journey of self-discovery. Your ultimate goal: to learn, to grow and to create.  Join Dr. Vulcu ...

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24
Mar

PHOTOVOICE: ENGAGING INDIGENOUS ELDERS AND YOUTH (By Dr. Chelsy Gable)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
03/24/2018

We’ve all heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  Did you ever look at a picture, a photograph, or a painting and wonder what story it tells? A photograph can be a strong tool to convey a message. Join Dr. Gable as she explains how “Photovoice” is being used today to address ...

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28
Apr

HOLOGRAPHIC & ANATOMY (By: Dr. Bruce Wainman)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
04/28/2018

Have you ever wondered how our body looks like inside? This is a subject doctors call Anatomy.  New computer-based technologies can help us “see”, in 3D, how all the different parts of our body come together to make the amazing human body work. Join Dr. Wainman as he turns you inside out!?

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26
May

SWEAT SO YOU DON’T FORGET (By: Dr. Jennifer Hiesz)

McMaster University, Hamilton ON
11:00 To 12:00
05/26/2018

Physical exercise is good for your body, but it is also good for your brain too! This talk will explore how physical exercise impacts the brain to improve cognition and overall academic performance.

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