Panel/group discussion

Biodiversity: a tale of four bees

Join the executive research team from the Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation on World Bee Day as they discuss the most important pollinators on the planet.

Discover the diverse range of behaviours and ecologies of these experts’ favorite bees and what they are doing to better understand their evolution and health.

Presentation with Q&A

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May 20th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Can AI and disease modelling improve COVID-related public health interventions and vaccinations in Africa?

This special edition of the Scholars’ Hub focuses on research across eight African countries to manage the pandemic and improve vaccination programs. Topics covered will include the science behind zoonotics, robotics, next-generation Artificial Intelligence, genome science and more. Presentation l Q&A

With Dr. James Orbinski, School of Health Policy & Management, Faculty of Health and Dr. Simon Frost, Professor of Pathogen Dynamics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

March 24th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Editor-In-Residence: Traditional, Self-Publishing or Hybrid

There are now a lot of different ways to get a book published.  Each one has advantages and disadvantages.  For example, traditional publishing can take years but doesn't cost you anything, while self-publishing may involve costs but can get your book to the market really quickly.  

May 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Editor in Residence: Editing and Proofreading 101

There is a lot more to editing than just checking grammar and spelling. It can include everything from checking that you have historical facts correct to making your humour funnier. There's a standard sequence of editing steps, and understanding the steps will make revising your own writing go more smoothly. 

Optional component: Participants will have the opportunity to have a brief review of a piece of their writing.

 

April 8th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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From Garden to Plate

COVID-19 has brought greater awareness to the importance of food security, the benefits of gardening for mental health, as well a heightened enjoyment of eating fresh veggies just picked that day. Whether you’re a long time gardener or novice, our expert panel has some advice to prep you for success.

With:

  • Cathy Nesbitt, Cathy’s Crawly Composters
  • Jessica Tong, York Region Food Network
  • Paul Frechette, Backyard gardener and avid cook

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May 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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COVID-19 Lockdown: the one year anniversary

As we approach one year in COVID-19 lockdown, this event features a panel of York faculty members who have been recognized with the Minister of Colleges and Universities Awards of Excellence for their commitment to guiding Ontario through the pandemic. Q&A to follow. All welcome! You do not have to be a student or alumni of York to attend.

Register at bit.ly/2Z0qRRs

March 3rd, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Second Tuesday of every month | 7:00 – 9:00 pm

 

April 13|Real Life / Brandon Taylor

May 11|The Picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde

June 8|The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power / Desmond Cole

July 13| Jonny Appleseed / Joshua Whitehead

 

 

A book discussion and social group for cis and trans, gay, bisexual and queer guys.

Repeats every month on May, June, July on the second Tuesday until Tue Jul 13 2021 .
April 13th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
May 11th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
June 8th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
July 13th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Repeats

Boys & Books

Second Tuesday of every month | 7:00 – 9:00 pm

 

April 13|Real Life / Brandon Taylor

May 11|The Picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde

June 8|The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power / Desmond Cole

July 13| Jonny Appleseed / Joshua Whitehead

 

 

A book discussion and social group for cis and trans, gay, bisexual and queer guys.

July 13th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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