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Past event - 2019
20 May Doors open 7:00 pm Starts 7:30 pm Ends 9:00 pm
McKibbins Irish Pub, 1426 Rue Bishop,
Montreal H3G 2E6
Should we dream the future differently? This event takes a hard look at how we approach science in the arctic and how indigenous perspectives may help us find a more sustainable future

If “future” spells “disasters”, a step forward is not what we want

Alice Damiano (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University – Economics for the Anthropocene project )
@aellis_29
We think of steps forward as unquestionably positive things... until we
realize they come with a price: To make steps forward , we are depleting
natural resources, polluting, disrupting the environment and altering the
climate, to the point of jeopardizing our species’ safety.
So, instead of working on our next step forward, let’s reconsider our
direction, and see how our visions can be challenged by different cultures,
in particular the ones that have been neglected for so long: The Indigenous
cultures.
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Researching research!?! A quest to understand public value in Arctic science

Ashlee-Ann Pigford (PhD Candidate, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University)
@AshleeAnn_P
What do researchers, geese, mosquitos, and ground squirrels have in common? Many Northern communities claim that they arrive in spring, create a nuisance, leave in the fall and repeat the process each year. Even though arctic science does not always lead to preferred outcomes for Northern communities, the Canadian government increasingly spends tax dollars on arctic science activities. To better understand this disconnect, my PhD research researches research to explore the different factors that shape how arctic science links to public value.
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