Date:Tue Mar 28th 2017
Start time:07:30 AM
End time: 06:30 PM
You are invited to London Health Research Day, presented in partnership by Lawson Health Research Institute and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Showcasing hundreds of poster and platform presentations from top graduate trainees, this premier research event is your opportunity to learn about health research being conducted in London.
Guest registration is required for the lunchtime keynote speaker at 11:45 a.m. and the networking and awards reception at 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Paul Thagard, 2017 keynote speaker, will be presenting “Explaining Mental Illness” as part of The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series.
Dr. Thagard is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, where he founded the Cognitive Science Program. He has written many papers and books, including The Cognitive Science of Science (MIT Press, 2012) and How Scientists Explain Disease (Princeton University Press, 1999). His main research areas are philosophy of science and medicine, cognitive science and philosophy of the mind.
LHRD Poster Passports and Prizes
All guests and participants will receive a LHRD poster passport card. Throughout the day you can visit different posters and engage with presenters to fill up your passport for a chance to win a prize. Draws for both the morning and afternoon sessions will take place at the networking and awards reception – attend to find out if you’re a winner!