Science education and storytelling: A Conversation with Dr. Sean Carroll
Coffee, tea and light snacks to be provided
Part of the Centre for Inquiry's Fall Equinox programs, also featuring Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence icon Dr. Jill Tarter and evolutionary biologist Dr. Sean Carroll. For full information and to purchase tickets in advance visit https://cfiequinoxcelebration.eventbrite.com/
Sean Carroll is an evolutionary biologist and a leading figure in evolutionary development (evo devo), focusing on research into genes and their role in evolution and diversity. He is passionate for science communication and education, and authored Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species, The Making of the Fittest and Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo.
In this talk Professor Carroll discusses the role of storytelling in communicating scientific exploration and discoveries, and how they have effected our understanding of ourselves and our relationship to the natural world.
Please note: Dr. Sean Carroll will be a featured participant in the Toronto Science Festival the weekend of September 27-30 hosted by the University of Toronto. Visit http://tsf.utoronto.ca/ for details. We'll see you there!