• Wed. May 29th, 2024

Bridging the Gap: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Schwarcz on Science Communication and Public Understanding

BySamantha Jones

Mar 28, 2024
Office for Science and Society Celebrates 25th Anniversary of OSS

Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of the McGill Office for Science and Society (OSS), will be featured in an engaging conversation with Montreal Gazette’s Josh Freed on Thursday, May 23, 2024. The event will take place at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building on McGill University’s campus, located at 801 Sherbrooke Street, at the corner of Sherbrooke and University.

The discussion will delve into the history and highlights of the OSS over the past 25 years, including some fun demonstrations sprinkled throughout the evening. This event is limited to in-person attendance and will not be available for virtual viewing. Registration is required to secure your spot at this engaging and informative discussion between Josh Freed and Dr. Joe Schwarcz.

The Office for Science and Society was founded in 1997 by a group of concerned scientists who wanted to bridge the gap between scientific research and society. Over the years, it has become a leading organization in promoting science communication and public understanding of science issues.

During the conversation, Dr. Schwarcz will discuss some of the challenges faced by the OSS in its mission to promote science literacy among Canadians, as well as highlight some of its most successful initiatives.

Some of these initiatives include hosting public events such as science festivals and workshops, creating educational materials for teachers and students, and providing expert commentary on current scientific developments.

The event is open to anyone interested in learning more about the work being done by this important organization. With its focus on making science accessible to everyone, it’s sure to be an informative and entertaining evening with plenty of opportunities for questions from attendees.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn more about one of Canada’s leading organizations dedicated to promoting science literacy among Canadians! Register now for this unique experience with Josh Freed and Dr. Joe Schwarcz!

By Samantha Jones

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