On Work, March 19, 2012

March 19, 2012 at 2:30-4:00pm in AA160 Theme: WORK   Presenters: Annie (XiaoYu) Gong (sociology): “Money, Attitudes and Gender: An analysis of how gender-role attitudes and earnings affect the hours of housework” This paper uses the US General Social Survey (2002) to examine the relationship between the number of hours of housework done by each […]

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On Death, November 3 2010 (Our Annual Halloween edition!)

Wednesday, November 3, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Why hasn’t natural selection made us immortal? Arvid Ågren (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) Only around 100 years ago, the Western world had a life expectancy 25 years lower than today. This was the […]

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On Plants, October 20 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Genetically Modified Plants and the Law: A Growth Industry Robert Smith (Law) My topic begins with the question “can a company patent a plant?”  In my speech I will explain the extent to which […]

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