Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Science Literacy Week 2015: Exploration & Innovation

Sept 21-27, 2015 - events at UofT libraries and UofT

Science Literacy Week Events across Canada

Events @ U of T:

University of Toronto Science and Engineering Engagement

September 21st, 7-10 pm – Bloor Hot Docs Cinema Presentation of “Jurassic World” 

with paleontologist science discussion afterwards – come watch the highest grossing action/dino movie of the year with Dr. David Evans and Dr. Robert Reisz discussing the film and the state of paleontology today!

September 23rd, 7-10pm – Isabel Bader Theatre Panel Discussion

featuring researchers Ron Baecker, Kerry Bowman, Mike Carter, James Downar, and Carol Greenwood; Moderated by Toronto Star science reporter Kate Allen

September 24th, 7-10pm- Isabel Bader Theatre Panel Discussion 

featuring researchers Aziza Chaouni, Ravi Seethapathy, Brandon Sutherland, Ron Oberth and David Zingg; Moderated by Globe and Mail writer Ivan Semeniuk

September 26th, 12-3 p.m matinee presentation of “Contact” at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema 

with Dunlap Institute Astronomers Dr. Laura Newburgh and Elliot Meyer discussing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence  afterwards!


ACS On Campus

  • September 23, 12:45-6:30 pm and Thursday, September 24 from 12:45-5:00 pm

80 St. George Street,  Davenport Seminar Room

A free outreach program dedicated to helping students, post-docs, and faculty members advance in their careers. The program brings leaders in chemistry, publishing, research, science communication and career development to university campuses to present seminars and workshops - attend these events for networking and sessions on scholarly publishing, maximizing your research, and careers. The event is open to all students studying the sciences.

For additional information including the full agenda, visit ACS on Campus.

(Last updated Sep 14, 2015)




Questions about U of T library events?  Contact us at[at]

For general inquiries about Science Literacy Week, contact info[at]