Media

The PSF engages in public outreach and education related to planetary exploration and remote sensing. Recent activities include:

  1. University of Winnipeg Department of Chemistry Seminar Series talk: "The Chemistry of Mars from Landers, Rovers, and Orbiters", November 5, 2014;
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  2. Invited talk: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Winnipeg chapter: "The OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission", October 10, 2014; Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  3. Globe and Mail article "Something New Under the Sun" July 19, 2014, concerning upcoming space missions.
  4. Project evaluator: 14th Annual Canadian National Marsville Link-Up Day; May 5, 2014, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  5. Invited talk: Manitoba Geological Survey Geoscience Review Meeting Geological Research at the University of Winnipeg; May 1, 2014; Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  6. Public lecture: Speleological Society of Manitoba: Gypsumville, the St. Martin crater, and Mars; February 10, 2014; Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  7. Invited Keynote talk: Association of Official Analytical Chemists AOAC Day: Exploring Mars with the Curiosity Rover: Analytical Capabilities and Latest Results; June 6, 2013; Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  8. Western Worlds interview (University of Western Ontario science program); broadcast on astronomy.fm: March 2013.
  9. CSA press release on NASA-CSA OSIRIS-REx New Frontiers asteroid sample return: February 27, 2013
  10. Interview on CBC Radio One concerning Russian fireball; Feb. 15, 2013, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  11. Invited talk: University of Winnipeg Department of Physics Colloquium Series: "Curiosity Rover on Mars: Recent Discoveries and University of Winnipeg Participation": January 11, 2013.
  12. "New role for Asbestos Mine" – Winnipeg Free Press, November 26, 2012. Story and press release by Canada Press. Carried nationally (e.g., CBC News, MacLeans magazine, Globe and Mail), internationally (e.g., Huffington Post), on television (City News, CTV News) and on Quebec radio (e.g., 680 News, News 1130).
  13. University of Winnipeg Faculty and Staff Club Dialogue talk: "The Curiosity Rover on Mars: Latest Results, Future Plans, and a Vehicle for Promoting Interdisciplinary Research": November 1, 2012.
  14. Profile in "University of Winnipeg Report to the Community – June 2012" insert in Winnipeg Free Press World Class Science and Innovation, p. 6.
  15. Profile in University of Winnipeg press release: "Investigating Life on Mars", April 27, 2012.
  16. Public mini-lectures: University of Winnipeg Open House: "Geography and the Exploration of Mars". Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 22, 2012.
  17. Keynote talk: Manitoba GIS User's Group (MGUG) Winter Workshop: "Mapping Mars: Using GIS to Find a Suitable Mars Rover Landing Location". Winnipeg, MB, Canada, February 10, 2012.
  18. Keynote talk: Manitoba Mining and Minerals Convention 2011: "Exploring the Solar System: The Manitoba-Mars Connection"; Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November 19, 2011.