November 26th, 2015

Guest Speakers, Dr. Nicole Mideo and Dr. Letitia Meynell

Date: November 26 & 27, 2015 CEEEC brought two visiting speakers to Laurentian in November 2015. Ecologist Dr. Nicole Mideo (University of Toronto), who previously participated in CEEEC’s Science Cafe on evolutionary medicine, presented in the Department of Biology’s weekly seminar. She spoke about […]

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February 24th, 2015

David Peña-Guzmán, “What Can Phenomenology Do for Environmental Ethics?”

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2015; 5 pm Location: Senate Chamber, 11th Floor, Parker Building, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON As part of the Humanities MA Speakers’ Series, CEEEC Post-doctoral Fellow Dr. David Peña-Guzman will discuss his research on the intersection of phenomenology […]

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February 23rd, 2015

Science Café: “Conflicts in Conservation: Should we save the parasites?”

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2015; 7:30 pm Location: The Laughing Buddha, 194 Elgin Street, Sudbury, ON Saving species or letting them disappear: it seems like an easy choice to make. Look a little closer, though, and you’ll see that conservation biology can […]

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February 9th, 2015

Research Week at Laurentian U: “Evolution in Action”

Date: February 9-12, 2015 Laurentian University’s annual Research Week was themed “Evolution in Action.” It featured several CEEEC-organized events. In collaboration with Science North, CEEEC held a Science Café on Evolutionary Medicine, featuring anthropologist Dr. Tamara Varney (Lakehead University), ecologist […]

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January 1st, 2015

Roundtable Discussion: “John Muir’s Legacy: 100 Years Later”

Date: January 26, 2015 One hundred years after his death, the legacy of renowned naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) is being reconsidered. He was one of North America’s earliest and most successful environmental activists, founding the Sierra Club, preserving Yosemite Valley, […]

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December 1st, 2014

Workshop: “An Introduction to ‘R’”

Date: December, 2014 CEEEC sponsored a workshop on R – a programming language and software environment used for data analysis and statistics. Although R is a powerful and freely available, there can be a steep learning curve. This two-day workshop, run […]

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February 6th, 2014

TEDx Talks: “New Insights in the North” by Laurentian University

Date: February 6, 2014 Gillian Crozier and Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde participated Laurentian University’s first TEDx event, which was hosted in Science North’s Vale Cavern – a spectacular venue hewn into Sudbury’s famously exposed Cambrian Shield. Photos of the event are here. […]

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November 13th, 2013

International Symposium: “Thinking Extinction”

Date: November 13-16, 2013 CEEEC recently hosted an incredibly successful symposium “Thinking Extinction: the Science and Philosophy of Endangered Species and Extinction.” Scientists, philosophers, artists, and humanists travelled to Laurentian Univerity from Australia, New Zealand, the United States and from […]

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