UBC at AAAS

Canada Pavilion’s “Meet the Scientists” Open House

Meet the Scientists at AAAS Family Science Days!

These events occur daily from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Canada Pavilion.

Friday, Feb. 17

  • Natalie Prystajecky–  Norovirus: The Modern Scourge of Food and Family Norovirus: The Modern Scourge of Food and Family
  • Judith Myers –  Transcending Interdisciplinary Research Barriers: Best Practices for Mobilizing Knowledge
  • Villy Christensen –  Predicting the Future Ocean: The Nereus Program
  • William Cheung –  Predicting the Future Ocean: The Nereus Progra

Saturday, Feb. 18

  • Roger Francois –  Documenting a Changing Ocean Through International Multidisciplinary Collaborations
  • Hisham Zerriffi –  The Climate and Health Impacts of Cooking with Biomass
  • John SaddlerFood, Feed, and Fuel: Optimizing Economic and Sustainable Biofuel Production
  • David Flanders –  Causes and Effects of Relative Sea-Level Changes in the Northeast Pacific; Climate Change in Northern Latitudes

Sunday, Feb. 19

  • Heather Piwowar –  Accelerating Scientific Progress Through Public Availability of Research Data
  • Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson –  Gesture, Language, and Performance: Aspects of Embodiment
  • Judy Illes –  Neuroscience and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: A Cross-Country View
  • Hassan Farhangi –  Can a Smarter Grid Slow Down Climate Change While Accelerating Energy Independence?
  • Dirk Zeller –  Underreported Yet Overoptimistic: Fisheries Catch Reconstructions and Food Security
  • Sarah Harper –  Underreported Yet Overoptimistic: Fisheries Catch Reconstructions and Food Security
  • Daniel Pauly –  Underreported Yet Overoptimistic: Fisheries Catch Reconstructions and Food Security
  • Rashid Sumaila –  Whole-Ocean Economics: Global Fisheries Analysis Reveals Potential for Policy Action  and  Governance in Marine Social-Ecological Systems

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