Carleton will be hosting its first ever Life Sciences Day: From Technologies to Behaviours to Policies on Friday, May 5th from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM in the second level conference rooms and atrium of Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building). The all-new event will showcase the university’s activities to a broad audience drawn from the Carleton community, government agencies and the private sector. With a target of over 250 attendees, the university aims to bring together academic, government and industry sectors to build awareness of the important work encompassed by Life Sciences at Carleton.
Life Sciences Day will showcase Carleton’s activities in the Life Sciences in the broadest sense, providing a unique opportunity for students and researchers in Life Sciences to meet and explore partnership possibilities with the industry and government attendees. This multidisciplinary event will bring together research from multiple faculties, including the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering and Design, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Public Affairs.
The Life Sciences Day Program will include a keynote presentation, exciting panel discussions, innovative research presentations, and program demonstrations. The event will also include a Graduate Poster Competition, providing students with an opportunity to present their research in the areas of:
- Changing Contexts for Human Health: epidemiology, psychology, stress, mental health, neurosciences, policy, wellness, aboriginal health
- Medical Technologies and Big Data: biomedical engineering and devices, medical physics, robotics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics
- The Biosphere and Human Well-Being: water, food, biomass, air