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Launch Science Literacy Week with a Biodiversity Expert!

September 18, 2020

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EST

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Launch Science Literacy Week with a Biodiversity Expert!

Join us on September 18, 2020 to launch this year’s Science Literacy Week! Led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Science Literacy Week showcases the many ways kids and families can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. From September 21 to 27, 2020, libraries, museums, science centres, schools, and not-for-profits are coming together to celebrate this year’s theme, Biodiversity. During this online event, you will meet a real-life biodiversity expert and learn more about the biodiversity that surrounds us!

Meet our expert: Dr. Marc Johnson

Dr. Marc Johnson is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga, the Canadian Research Chair for Urban Environmental Science, and the Director of the Centre for Urban Environments. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 2007, after which he conducted an NSERC Post-doctoral Fellowship at Duke University, and he was an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University before returning to U of T in 2011. His research takes an interdisciplinary approach to address a broad array of problems in evolution and ecology, including coevolutionary biology, eco-evolutionary dynamics, the evolution of sex, and how urban environments affect the evolution of life around us. He has received numerous awards for his research, including the American Society of Naturalists Young Investigator Prize, the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution Early Career Award, the Governor General’s Gold Medal of Canada, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Kyoto University. He is presently an Associate Editor with Evolutionary Applications and Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a Director at The Riverwood Conservancy, and co-founder of the Riverwood Young Naturalist club.

September 18, 2020

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EST

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