Indigenous Voices On the Environment and the Economy
May
28
7:00 PM19:00

Indigenous Voices On the Environment and the Economy

Explore how Indigenous communities across Canada are responding to environmental and livelihood sustainability challenges, drawing on Indigenous perspectives on the environment and natural resource stewardship.

  • Richard Nuna, Innu Nation, Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Dawn Foxcroft, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, BC
  • Ken Paul, Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs
  • Kanyinke Sena, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Coordinating Committee of Africa
  • Moderator: Maureen Googoo, Publisher/Editor, kukukwes.com
  • Welcome: Raymond Sewell, Saint Mary's University

Free admission

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2018 Team Nova Scotia Showcase Provincial Science Fair
May
3
to May 5

2018 Team Nova Scotia Showcase Provincial Science Fair

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We’re pleased to once again host the 2018 Science Showcase at Saint Mary’s University.

Dates: May 3-5, 2018
Location: Saint Mary’s University, McNally, Main Auditorium923 Robie Street, Halifax, N.S.

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Opening Ceremony: May 3, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
Public Viewing: Saturday, May 5, 10:30 – 12:00 pm

Nova Scotia Youth
Experiences in Science
923 Robie Street
Saint Mary's University
Dean of Science Office
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Tel (902) 420-5526
nsyes@smu.ca

2018 Team N.S. Science Showcase Schedule             

Thursday

  • Participant registration, project setup (McNally Main Theatre Auditorium, 9:30-12:00)
  • Opening Ceremonies & VIP reception
  • Student Workshop
  • Night on the Town!   

Friday

  • Dinner with Scientists & Innovators (Loyola Conference Hall)
  • Night on the town    

Saturday

  • 9:00-9:30: Alumni Q&A period (McNally Main Theatre Auditorium)
  • 10:30-12:00:ublic Viewing (McNally Main Theatre Auditorium)

Good luck at the Canada-Wide Science Fair!

Ottawa, May 12-19, 2018

 

 

 

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Grad Expo
Mar
27
10:00 AM10:00

Grad Expo

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Grad Expo is a one-stop resource centre for graduating students.

  • The Expo in Loyola 290 from 10 am- 4 pm.
  • At 4 PM there will be a Grad Information Session hosted by: Assistant Registrar for Graduation & Publication, Alumni and Grad Class Society. It’s an open forum so students can ask questions to the panel.
  • At 5 PM SMUSA will hold their SmuTalks Series: “Life After Graduation- An Alumni Experience”. An alumni speaker will talk about life after graduation- challenges and successes.

Booths at the Expo

Service Centre- Try on Academic Regalia, Submit grad applications (if needed), Check graduation status

Financial Aid & Awards- Understand Student Loan repayment options after graduation

Career Services- Book your Resume and Cover Letter Appointments and learn about Career Counselling.

Bookstore- Shop Grad Rings, Degree Framing, Grad Class Clothing, SMU clothing

Alumni- Find out how to stay involved, know your Alumni discounts/benefits and opportunities with the Young Alumni Council

TD Insurance- SMU Grads get a preferred insurance rate. Meet and talk to TD Representatives about possible employment opportunities

SMUSA- Information about the SMU Yearbook and your Health/Dental Insurance coverage after graduation

Grad Class Society- Find out about the Grad Week Events in May.

Calnan Photography- Book your Grad Photos.

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Who can read my body? Health data, privacy, and control.
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Who can read my body? Health data, privacy, and control.

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Public Lecture: In the age of consumer health data, fitness apps and direct-to-consumer genetic testing allow us to make more informed medical decisions and life-style choices. However, this means we relinquish control of our data. Dr. Anita Ho will discuss who can access our information and how will it be used? Who determines whether we have an existing condition?

Free Admission
7PM, March 7, 2018
Scotiabank Theatre, Saint Mary's University
903 Robie Street, Halifax, NS

This presentation is brought to you by The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs with the support of Saint Mary’s University – Office of the President, Office of the Vice President of Academic and Research, Faculty of Arts, and Dalhousie’s Department of Bioethics. 

About the speaker: 
Anita Ho (PhD, MPH) is an Associate Professor in bioethics at the Centre for Applied Ethics at the University of British Columbia, and an Affiliate Faculty member in the Bioethics Program of the University of California, San Francisco. She is also the Interim Director of Ethics Services at Providence Health Care in Vancouver. Prior to her return to North America, Anita was the Director of Undergraduate Ethics Education at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at the at the National University of Singapore School of Medicine (2014-2017). An international scholar and author of more than 60 journal articles and book chapters, Anita's publications can be found in bioethics and medical journals such as the Journal of Medical Ethics, The Hastings Center Report, American Journal of Bioethics, Journal of American Geriatric Society, and Intensive Care Medicine. Anita’s current research focuses on supportive and shared decision making in the diverse healthcare settings, supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Her broader research areas include ethical dimensions of incorporating innovative technologies in health care, trust and decision making in domestic and international clinical and research medicine, organizational and system ethics in medicine, cross-cultural and global health ethics, health-care access and disparity, professional-patient relationship, ethics education for health professionals, disability experiences, and various concepts of autonomy.

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Leadership Conference for Saint Mary's Students
Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

Leadership Conference for Saint Mary's Students

The Student Leadership Conference is a FREE one-day event that gives Saint Mary's students the opportunity to participate in interactive sessions and workshops.

The conference theme is IDEAS and PROBLEM SOLVING.

Learn how to incorporate these principles into your current and future leadership positions!
Keynote speaker:

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Barbara Stegemann
Named Dragon's Den "Top Game
Changer" and one of the Top 100 Most
Powerful Women

Poster

More information and registration.

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