Heather Douglas Speaks at the 8th International Undergraduate Research Conference for the University of Toronto

Professor Heather Douglas is a keynote speaker for this year’s International Undergraduate Research Conference on Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society, which will be held at the University of Toronto from March 21-22. Professor Douglas’ talk is titled “Revising the Social Contract for Science”. Attendees will get a chance to interact and have a Q&A session with Heather after her presentation.

The theme for the conference this year is “Individuals and Institutions of Science”, with presentations that explore the intricate relationship between individuals and institutions in our society and the constructs, practices, and ethical dilemmas that emerge as a result. Some examples include reflections on our collective understanding of concepts such as motherhood, malnutrition, and disability, as well as developments in gender-affirming care, Artificial General Intelligence, and vaccinations. 

Please visit the conference webpage for the official program, presenters’ abstracts, and the registration form: https://hpsus.sa.utoronto.ca/stms-conference-2024/. Registration is free and open to all. Attendees are welcome to drop in and out according to their availability but are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible.