$0 – $5

Science of Stranger Things

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Tranzac Club

292 Brunswick Avenue

Toronto, ON M5S 1Y2

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Event description

Description

Join SciCommTO in the Upside Down as we delve into the science of Stranger Things!

Doors open and games start at 6:30pm. Panel starts at 7:00pm.

We'll be hosting 'wrist-rocket' games, a Byers-wall and Stranger Things trivia throughout the night. Cosplay and Stranger Things costumes welcome!

Meet your hosts:

- Mugabi Mpagi (aka MetaFlex) is a Toronto-based movement artist/coach, breakdancer and cosplayer.

- Elliann Fairbairn is a Project Manager at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and SciCommTO founder.

Meet your panel:

- A.W. Peet is a professor of physics and mathematics at the University of Toronto. Their research focuses on string theory as a theory of quantum gravity, and its applications to black hole physics, quantum field theories, and cosmology.

- Tal Davidson is a PhD student in York University’s History, Theory, and Critical Studies of Psychology (HTC) program. His Master’s thesis in psychology was on the history of LSD-assisted psychotherapy. His other interests include the histories of scientific epistemologies, the psychological impacts of eco-programming in economically disadvantaged communities, and the use of psychological research and pedagogy as platforms for social reform.

- Tiffany Pang is a Prop Maker and Designer at Walter Klassen FX making practical effects for film and tv. Productions Tiffany has worked on (past and present) include: Star Trek: Discovery, The Expanse, The Handmaid's Tale.

- Jennifer Chan is a Masters student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on using physiological data to study PTSD and stress responses in police and military officers.

- Daniel Dick is a PhD Student in Earth Sciences department at University of Toronto. Daniel's research interest is in evolutionary biology.

- Cylita Guy is a PhD candidate and ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellow in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto. In conjunction with the High Park Nature Centre, Cylita started a Junior Bat Biologist program to engage young, future scientists.




SciCommTO is a not-for-profit, volunteer group; your ticket price covers venue fees and materials. Be green; please don't print your tickets. You can present your email on your smartphone or simply give your last name at the door.

Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair accessible, including washrooms (more info on AccessTO). If you have any queries or concerns about accessibility please let us know so that we can accomodate your requirements.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Tranzac Club

292 Brunswick Avenue

Toronto, ON M5S 1Y2

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Save This Event

Event Saved