The Big Thinking lecture series is held throughout Congress and is open to all attendees and members of the public. The RSC is proud to sponsor “Listening to the marginalized to address inequality” delivered by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond. For more information on the lecture, or to register please visit the Congress 2013 website.
On the occasion of the UK Presidency of the G8, the Right Honourable David Willetts MP and Sir Paul Nurse FRS will host a G8 meeting of the Science Ministers and the Presidents of National Science Academies at the Royal Society in London. The meeting will form an integral part of the overall UK G8 Presidency programme.
The Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities are hosting a joint Canada-Israel Symposium on Brain Plasticity, Learning, and Education. The symposium will take place at Western University from June 14 to 16, 2013. Please visit the event website for more details.
The Royal Society of Canada and Western University will co-sponsor a one day symposium on the topic of “Twenty-First Century Feminism and the Academy.” This symposium is part of the Taboo Topic Forums initiative and will take place on October 19, 2013 at Western University.