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The Dunlap Institute organizes outreach events on its own and in partnership with the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics and the U of T Graduate Astronomy Students Association (GASA).
Major Dunlap events have included the Transit of Venus at Varsity Stadium, the Toronto Science Festival, the Dunlap Prize Lecture (which in 2014 featured Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson), and the 2015 Supermoon Total Eclipse Viewing Party; other events organized in conjunction with our U of T partners include planetarium shows, sidewalk astronomy, Astronomy on Tap T.O., public talks and much more.
GASA presents AstroTours on the first Thursday of most months. The event includes a public talk, planetarium shows and telescope observing sessions. The also present an annual AstroTour Keynote lecture featuring a distinguished guest astronomer.
ASX, the Astronomy and Space Exploration Society, is a student group at the U of T committed to bringing about awareness of astronomy and space exploration to students and the public.
Other U of T astronomy events include the Kamper Memorial Lecture and the Helen Sawyer Hogg Distinguished Visitorship Lecture.
If you would like to receive our public events e-news email, called the Event Horizon, with updates regarding all of these events, please submit your email address below.
If you have any questions regarding the sign-up, please email: events[at]dunlap[dot]utoronto[dot]ca.
By submitting my name and email address below, I understand that I will receive email updates from the Dunlap Institute regarding Dunlap Institute public outreach events, as well as events organized by the Dunlap and/or its U of T astronomy partners. Those partners include: the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics; the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics; the Graduate Astronomy Students Association; and the Astronomy & Space Exploration Society. I understand that by submitting my email address, I will be able to unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions in the e-news email.