TSPN Talks

We invite scientists to share lessons learned from their past research and science policy experiences. Here are the talks we have held to date.

December 17 2020

Academia to Policy Transition: Four years later

We hosted Dr. Masha Cemma for an online talk, who discussed navigating a career path from PhD graduate to Policy Advisor. This event was sponsored by the University of Toronto’s Student Initiative Fund.

January 23 2020

The Future We Want

We hosted Councillor Jennifer McKelvie at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus, in a TSPN Talk titled “The Future We Want”. Dr. McKelvie is the City Councillor for Ward 25 (Scarborough-Rouge Park) and has a background in geology. This talk was sponsored by the Graduate Students’ Association at Scarborough (GSAS).

June 20 2019

Decisions, Decisions: Engaging the public for knowledge-based decisions

We hosted Dr. Molly Shoichet at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus for a discussion on how we can engage the public in knowledge-based decision making. This event was possible through funding from the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic & Dean (Scarborough).

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