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Science Rendezvous

Science Rendezvous is an annual free national one-day festival of events which:

  • showcases the passion and importance of science and research
  • engages and informs people of all ages about science and science literacy
  • encourages young people to think about scientific careers
  • allows universities and other scientific institutions to thank the public for their support
  • trains scientists to engage the public and make science accessible

The primary audience is families with children, but activities appeal to people of all ages.

Children at Science Rendezvous

Science Rendezvous 2015

Logo: "Science Rendezvous: Where People and Science Meet"

Science Rendezvous 2015 will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Rogers K-Rock Centre from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

For more information or to participate in Science Rendezvous Kingston 2015, please contact community.outreach@queensu.ca.



Kingston's K-Rock 105.7Rogers K-Rock Centre South East Regional Cancer program logo Orkin CanadaColorectal Cancer Association of CanadaQueen's University Faculty of EducationUtilities KingstonTD Friends of the Environment FoundationCampus Bookstore at Queen's University St. Lawrence College Professional Engineers of Ontario logo

Kingston mayor Science Rendezvous proclamation

Past Events

Science Rendezvous 2014



Esso - Imperial Oil FoundationRogers K-Rock CentreKingston's K-Rock 105.7Queen's University Faculty of EducationMSTE - Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Group - Faculty of Education, Queen's University


Science Rendezvous 2013


Science Rendezvous 2011


  • Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience
  • Royal Military College (Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, & Physics)
  • Let’s Talk Science
  • Queen’s Chemistry Grad Students
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre
  • Miller Museum of Geology
  • Queen’s Solar Design Team
  • St. Lawrence Energy House
  • The Montgomerie Lab
  • The Museum of Health Care
  • The Queen’s Phytotron
  • The Queen’s Observatory
  • The Aquatic Ecosystems Health Lab
  • The Pump House Steam Museum
  • The Maclachlan Woodworking Museum
  • Dr. Henk Wevers (Queen's Mechanical Engineering)
  • Dr. Philip Jessop (Queen's Chemistry)
  • Dr. Barrie Frost (Queen's Psychology and Biology)
  • Bob Macdonald (Host of Quirks & Quarks)
  • Dr. Joe Schwarcz (Mcgill Office of Science & Society)