Curiosity on Stage - This week: The present is the key to the past

CSTM
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Jul 6, 2019
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Curiosity on Stage - This week: The present is the key to the past
Location
Demo Stage
When
Times
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fee
Included with admission
Language
Bilingual
Language Comments
Presentation in English and French with a bilingual Q+A.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math? Curiosity on Stage is a series of short, interactive presentations that brings you face-to-face with researchers and innovators. Each week, a featured speaker delivers an engaging presentation followed by an interactive Q-and-A session. Curiosity on Stage invites you to learn directly from people working in the science and technology-related fields. Find out what they do and why it matters – and leave inspired by their stories of curiosity, overcoming obstacles, and innovation.

While everyone is welcome on the Demo Stage, this program is recommended for ages 10+.

This week: The present is the key to the past

Jade Atkins from Carleton University

Jade Atkins from Carleton University

Jade Atkins is a PhD Candidate at Carleton University studying vertebrate palaeontology and evolutionary developmental biology. Originally from rural Nova Scotia, she completed a BSc and MSc in Halifax before moving to Ottawa in 2015. Jade is interested in the evolution of skulls and is using living and fossil amphibians to explore questions about how skull appearance changes over millions of years.

Come learn about how some researchers study living animals to learn about their extinct relatives! Using frogs and salamanders, Jade’s research investigates how their appearance has changed over millions of years.

Carleton University

Coming Up:

July 13 - Ottawa Art Gallery - Juan Geuer: The Science of Art

July 20 - Greg Mitchell, Wildlife Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada - The Amazing Monarch Butterfly

July 27 - Oren Petel, Carleton University - Impacts and X-rays - A look inside helmet testing

August 3 -  University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine - Medical Curiosity

August 10 - Ottawa Art Gallery - Juan Geuer: The Science of Art

August 17 -  University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine - Medical Curiosity

August 24 - Cynthia Cruickshank, Carleton University - Solar cars and Solar houses

August 31 - Sebastian Hadjiantoniou, Incuvers - From ideation to discovery: The past, present and future of science

November 2 - Issac Tamblyn, NRC-CNRC

November 16 - Emily Standen, Uottawa