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Curiosity on Stage - This week: Science of Cave Diving

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.

This week:

Science of Cave Diving

Presentation at 3:00 p.m.

Jill Heinerth, Underwater Explorer
Royal Canadian Geographical Society

More people have walked on the moon than have been to the places Jill Heinerth has explored here on earth. Jill Heinerth is a veteran of over twenty-five years of scientific diving, filming/photography and exploration on projects in submerged caves around the world with National Geographic, NOAA, various educational institutions and television networks worldwide. She is the inaugural Explorer in Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the 2017 recipient of the diving world’s highest award for sports and education from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Science. For her work at the extreme ends of the earth, Canada’s Governor General presented Jill with the rare and prestigious Polar Medal.

Coming Up:

April 25, 2018 - Curiosity on Stage Evening Edition with Google - The AI Revolution

April 28, 2018 - Nicole Rayner, NRCan - How old is that rock?

May 5, 2018 - The Ottawa Hospital - Heart Health

May 19. 2018 - Kat Kavanagh, Water Rangers - Protecting Waterways

May 26, 2018 - Isar Nejadgholi, IMSRV - AI in Data Science

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