Subscribe by RSS Subscribe by RSS

Research with Impact Presentations

Tue., Apr. 9, 2019 12:00 p.m. - Tue., Apr. 23, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Location: College Avenue Campus - Lifelong Learning Centre Room 112

Hear how U of R research affects our everyday lives.

Register for presentations here.

Gordon Pennycook

The Phenomenon of Fake News

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Dr. Gordon Pennycook

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Deciphering fact from fiction in the daily barrage of news is becoming more and more difficult. The internet and social media have become enablers and main conduits of fake news.

Raven Sinclair

The Sixties Scoop

Rescheduled to Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Dr. Raven Sinclair

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Raven Sinclair is a survivor and expert on the “Sixties Scoop”, the practise of taking Indigenous children from the families and placing them in foster care or adopting them out to white families.

Peter Leavitt

Water's Role in Climate Change

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Dr. Peter Leavitt

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Peter Leavitt's work focuses on ecology and environmental change and the management of ecosystem sustainability in southern Saskatchewan.

Cost: $5 or $12 plus GST for all three presentations.

Includes a light lunch.

College Avenue Campus, 2155 College Avenue
Lifelong Learning Centre - Room 112
Complimentary two-hour parking available on College Avenue
and in visitor parking behind the College Building.

Register for the presentations here.