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UBC and the Canada Foundation for Innovation present four public talks with Canada’s top researchers

Brain health, child development, regenerative building design and quantum computing –– interested? The Canada Foundation for Innovation and University of British Columbia (UBC) will be presenting four public talks at UBC Robson Square.

Not only will guests get to learn about the latest developments but they will also get to interact with Canada's top researchers during a Q&A period and reception.

The event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the dates highlighted below. Admission is free, and no registration is required. For parking and directions, go here.

Here's the schedule from the press release sent to us by UBC:

Frontiers in brain imaging: Picturing what makes us human with Dr. Alan Evans

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Room: Sauder School of Business Room C180

Speakers: Alan Evans, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University; introduction by Jon Stoessl, UBC Division of Neurology and Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre.

Regenerative building design with Prof. John Robinson

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Room: Sauder School of Business Room C180

Speakers: John Robinson, UBC Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability; introduction by Raymond Cole, UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Behavioural development in children with Prof. Adele Diamond and Prof. Clyde Hertzman

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Room: Plaza Lounge

Speakers: Adele Diamond, UBC Department of Psychiatry and Clyde Hertzman, Human Early Learning Partnership, UBC.

The state of quantum computing in Canada with Prof. Ray Laflamme

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Room: Sauder School of Business Room C180

Speaker: Ray Laflamme, Institute of Quantum Computing.

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