Alan Nursall presents on interdisciplinary science education opportunities for students

The Shack is happy to Announce that Alan Nursall, Canadian scientist and TV personality, will be giving a talk on Thursday, October 3rd 2019.

The Shack - 26 September 2019

Alan Nursall, President & CEO of TELUS World of Science and host of the Alan Nursall Experience on Daily Planet, will be joining us at The Shack to speak about local opportunities in interdisciplinary science education as a UAlberta alumnus. He will also be taking questions so students can actively capitalize on Alan's expertise.

After Alan's talk and the questions period, The Shack will have our annual Open House, featuring displays of student presentations and various workshops we offer throughout the semester, as well as a networking period for makers and students to engage with each other with refreshments and snacks. Later in the evening, the Observatory will be open and we can view the stars to conclude the event.

Event details

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019


  • Alan's presentation: L2-181
  • Open house: The Shack, L2-136 CCIS

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


  • Alan's talk: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Question period and open house: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Observatory hour: 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Join us for networking, refreshments, and knowledge sharing. Check out 3D-printers; sign up for training if you are unfamiliar with 3D-printing, electronics, and/or programming; and explore one of the only makerspaces on campus committed to helping undergraduates work on passion projects.