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Canada In Space

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Title:

Canada In Space

Date:

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Location:

E2-351 EITC
University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus

Speaker:

Nicole Buckley, PhD
Chief Scientist
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
Saint-Hubert, Quebec

Abstract:

Canada is one of world’s most active nations in space exploration. Dr. Buckley will outline many of Canada’s activities, including the ones she has been involved in during more than 10 space missions. She will also talk about career opportunities in the CSA.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Nicole Buckley is the Chief Scientist, Life Sciences and the International Space Station at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in Saint-Hubert, Quebec. She joined the CSA in January 2002 as Program Scientist for Space Life Sciences and She became Chief Scientist in 2004. Before joining the CSA, Nicole conducted research in microbiology in Quebec City and in San Antonio, Texas. She continues to be a strong advocate for the role of women in space, as well a champion in space education, speaking at the SpaceBio and Business of Science Symposium in Winnipeg.

Cost:

This will be a free event.

Organizers:

Contact:

For questions or more information: Dr. Witold Kinsner.

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