1000 Women Nobel Peace Prize Nominations 2005

On June 29, 2005 the names of 1000 women nominated together for the Nobel Peace Prize were revealed. One of the nine Canadian women so nominated is Julia Morton-Marr, an Executive member of Science for Peace. Julia was nominated for her Global Sustainability Education curriculum with the International Holistic Tourism Education Centre and their flagship … Read more 1000 Women Nobel Peace Prize Nominations 2005

Two Koreas: One Hope for Peace

An Interview with Two Canadian Travelers to North Korea Having grown up in a country where Kim Il Sung, the former leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), was regularly portrayed as a drooling pig (with a disproportionately large pair of fangs) in children’s cartoons, I jumped at the opportunity to interview Dr. … Read more Two Koreas: One Hope for Peace

Science Matters: Taking the planet for a spin

Perspective is everything. From 50,000 kilometres away, the Earth is just a giant blue ball floating in a dark universe. Zoom in to 5,000 kilometres and you can make out key geographic features – mountain ranges, rivers and the tell-tale signs of agriculture and industry. Zoom in to 100 kilometres and you begin to get … Read more Science Matters: Taking the planet for a spin

From the President's Desk

My experience in a struggle involving the rights of patients, research ethics and academic freedom led me to consider joining Science for Peace. At the University of Toronto, surprisingly few scientists had the courage to assist in a very public recent struggle — the Olivieri-Sick Kids Hospital-University of Toronto controversy. To repeat a memorable line … Read more From the President's Desk

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