Science in the Cinema
Hosted by the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), Science in the Cinema brings together science and popular culture in a fun and engaging way.
Join researchers from the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, Owerko Centre and the Faculty of Science for a screening of Inside Out!
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023
Location: The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road NW
Doors Open: 5:45 p.m.
Movie Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Discussion: Immediately following the screening
FREE admission and popcorn!
About the film:
Inside Out features young Riley who is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco. Her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate this life-changing event.
After the movie, University of Calgary mental health experts will lead the audience in a discussion and Q & A about mental health and technology.
Dr. Gillian England-Mason, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary. Her research examines the effects of the early environment on children’s brain development and mental health. She is an expert in the processes of emotion regulation in children and adults and has authored a book chapter on this topic included in the third edition of the Handbook of Emotion Regulation.
Dr. Gabrielle Wilcox, PsyD, focuses her research on student learning and preparation for post-school requirements. Her areas of research include neuropsychology for intervention, mental health in schools, transition planning, and university-level instruction. She is an associate professor, Werklund School of Education; member, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Owerko Centre, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), UCalgary.
Dr. Kelly Dean Schwartz, PhD, studies a wide array of ecologies that contribute to the social and psychological development of children, youth, and families. His research includes exploring the intersection of technology/social media and child behavioural and neuropsychological outcomes. He is an associate professor, Werklund School of Education; member, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Owerko Centre, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, CSM, UCalgary.
Dr. Emma Towlson, PhD, is a network (neuro)scientist who believes that complex systems science is at the heart of understanding our interconnected world, and the organisms that share it. She is assistant professor, Faculty of Science; member, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, CSM, UCalgary.
Open to the general public. Seating is limited. First-come, first served.
Questions? Contact [email protected]