Research Wednesday: Past performance is not indicative of future result!


Two grOCAD members, Tom Doughty with Alyssa Haggstrom discuss experimental research, past urban agriculture projects, and the challenges of working with living systems.

 
DateWednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

dpayne@ocadu.ca

Location

Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.

Research Wednesday speaker series presents, Past performance is not indicative of future results! Two grOCAD members, Industrial Design alumnus, Tom Doughty and Environmental Design student Alyssa Haggstrom share their design thinking and disappointing results behind the experimental green wall installation project at Office of Diversity, Equity and Sustainability Initiatives (ODESI).

Tom and Alyssa will discuss experimental research, past urban agriculture projects, and the challenges of working with living systems.

grOCAD is an open group of students, faculty and staff collaborating working together to integrate plant life into our everyday experience by cultivating areas in and around OCAD U’s campus.  grOCAD’s aim is to increase healthy food accessibility, encourage discourse about how plants improve quality of life and heighten awareness to urban agricultural practices.

To get involved with Research Wednesday please contact Daniel Payne dypayne@ocadu.ca

DateWednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

dpayne@ocadu.ca

Website Location

Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.

Be a part of Toronto’s first student housing research study.
Students are invited to submit their input on wants, needs and priorities for the expansion to OCAD U's main building in the Creative City Campus project. 
Did you know OCAD U has rooftop beehives? Come meet our beekeeper from Alveole! https://www.alveole.buzz/en/ Part of the Sustainability Workshop Series.
Compass Community is a series of informal lunchtime sessions for any first-year students who want to discuss how things are going so far, ask questions, and meet with other students and Writing & Learning Centre staff.   
Learn about graduate student and postdoctoral funding opportunties from NSERC, including the CGS-M scholarship!
Calling out to OCAD U's Black Student Population
The 1st Common Room of the term; the monthly casual, comfortable & collegial social gathering for the graduate community, students and faculty, at OCAD University! This month we invite you to join us for the opening of the Florence Contemporary Residency group exhibition.
An exhibition by Brandon Fujimagari, Cleo Halfpenny, Sangmin Lee September 20 - October 14
Skawennati and Jason Edward Lewis write, make art, invent technologies, and run workshops that teach Indigenous youth how to make video games and machinima (among other things). Their individual and collaborative works have been distributed and celebrated online, in gallery exhibitions, public installations, and at media and Indigenous arts festivals across Canada and internationally. Critical to their creative practice is the idea that their work in the virtual world helps to enact positive change in the real world.  
Drawing from Peter’s current research into a critical history of data visualization and his previous journalistic work on product design, this talk makes connections between international standards of fit, measurement and time and their entanglement with Western industrialization and colonization. He’ll argue that in this history of measurement there are links between an aesthetic movement and racist scientific theories of the 19th and 20th century that will help us better understand the long shadow of Modernism in design education.
Past performance is not indicative of future result!
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Research Wednesday speaker series presents, Past performance is not indicative of future results! Two grOCAD members, Industrial Design alumnus, Tom Doughty and Environmental Design student Alyssa Haggstrom share their design thinking and disappointing results behind the experimental green wall installation project at Office of Diversity, Equity and Sustainability Initiatives (ODESI).

Tom and Alyssa will discuss experimental research, past urban agriculture projects, and the challenges of working with living systems.

grOCAD is an open group of students, faculty and staff collaborating working together to integrate plant life into our everyday experience by cultivating areas in and around OCAD U’s campus.  grOCAD’s aim is to increase healthy food accessibility, encourage discourse about how plants improve quality of life and heighten awareness to urban agricultural practices.

To get involved with Research Wednesday please contact Daniel Payne dypayne@ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.
Email: 
dpayne@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

Please be advised that OCAD U hosted events may be documented through photographs and video. These images may be used by the University for promotional, advertising, and educational purposes. By participating in our events, both on campus and off-site, you consent to allowing OCAD University to document and use your image and likeness. However, if you do not want us to use a photo or video of you or your child, please don’t hesitate to let us know when you arrive at the event. You’re also welcome to get in touch with OCAD University’s Marketing & Communications office: communications@ocadu.ca.

Be mindful of those in our community who have scent sensitivities; please help OCAD U maintain a healthy, scent-free campus.