Carleton to Host First Life Sciences Day

Carleton University will host its first Life Sciences Day: From Technologies to Behaviours to Policies which will showcase Carleton’s Life Science research activities. The program will include exciting panel discussions, innovative research presentations, a keynote address and program demonstrations.

When: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Second Floor Conference Rooms and Atrium, Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building), Carleton University
Info: Registration is required for this event.

The event will bring together research from multiple fields in the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Public Affairs.

Throughout the day, a poster competition will feature displays by undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students showcasing research in the areas of changing contexts for human health, medical technologies and big data, and the biosphere and human well-being. Presentations by Carleton researchers will underscore the variety of Life Sciences research ongoing at Carleton across all faculties.

A panel discussion featuring members of the Life Sciences industry in Ontario will examine industry needs and partnership potential. A keynote address will be delivered by Jason Field, president and CEO of Life Sciences Ontario.

About Life Sciences at Carleton

Life Sciences at Carleton University encompasses all science, in the broadest terms, related to living organisms, be it human, animal, plant or microbes. Stakeholders include industries encompassing biopharmaceuticals, agriculture, neuroscience, agri-food, the bio-economy, medical devices and technologies, animal health, environmental technologies and more.


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Steven Reid
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Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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