Mini-Science will take place over seven Wednesday evenings, from February 28 to April 18, 2018. (There is no lecture on March 7.)
Lectures will be presented in English mais nous vous invitons à poser vos questions en français.
This Mini-Science series is made possible through the generous support of Dr. Lorne Trottier.
Schedule and speakers
February 28: History of Women in Science @McGill.
Prof. Elsbeth Heaman, Dept. of History & Classical Studies & Interim Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
with Principal Suzanne Fortier
March 7: No lecture. (Reading week)
March 14: Physics, astrophysics and women @McGill.
Prof. Tracy Webb, Department of Physics
March 21: Doing chemistry as a woman.
Prof. Audrey Moores, Department of Chemistry
March 28: Earth and climate science and women @McGill.
Prof. Natalya Gomez, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
April 4: Decoding the gender-gap in computer science @McGill.
Prof. Brigitte Pientka, School of Computer Science
April 11: Women’s role in sustainability science & the environment @McGill.
Prof. Elena Bennett, Department of Natural Resource Sciences & McGill School of Environment
April 18: Exploring nature's diversity — women and research in biology
Prof. Anna Lesley Hargreaves, Department of Biology
Time and location
- Seven Wednesday evenings, from February 28 to April 18, 2017
(There is no lecture on March 7.)
- 6:00 to 6:30 PM — Registration and refreshments
- 6:30 to 8:00 PM — Lecture with Q&A
- All seven lectures take place in one room: the Colgate Room, in Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor, McLennan Library Building, 3459 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0C9.
- The closest indoor parking for this series is under the Bronfman Building (Desautels Faculty of Management).
- The venue is the McLennan Library Building, just across the street, at the corner of McTavish and Sherbrooke Streets.
- The main entrance to the venue is from the Welcome Centre on the ground floor of the McLennan Library Building. Take the elevator to the 4th Floor of McLennan Library.
Register now for Mini-Science! Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
- $114.97 for the series (includes all taxes).
- $68.98 for seniors 65+ (includes all taxes).
- $7.00 for all students (includes all taxes).
- No refunds after February 15, 2018.