IVNVI Forensics Society

Past Events

Haunted Walk Tour
FRI, OCTOBER 28 2016 | 8:30 P.M. ~

IVNVI Forensics Society and Muddy York Tours have teamed up again this year for another haunted walk tour around UofT St. George campus.


Event updates will be sent out via e-mail and through our Facebook page. Come visit us during office hours this week to buy tickets. Spots are limited!


For more details about the tour, please visit the Muddy York Tours website.

Firearms Safety Course
SAT, APRIL 2 2016 & SUN, APRIL 3 2016  | TIME TBA

The Firearms safety course for 2016 will be held on Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday April 3rd. The fee for this two-day course will be $257.50 per person and will be located at a venue in Meadowvale. If you are interested in participating please head over to our Facebook page and like 👍 the 'Firearms Safety Course' post. 


More details soon.

Grad Workshop
MON, MARCH 22 2016 | 6:30 P.M.

Our Grad Workshop event will be held tomorrow from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in IB245. There will be graduates talking about their current grad program in the forensics field, the application process they went through, as well as the types of employment/academic opportunities their program provides.


Hope to see you all there!

March Break Open House
SUN, MARCH 20 2016  | 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The University of Toronto Mississauga will be hosting an Open House this March break. Stop by the UTM Forensics Society booth to learn more about our society and sign up to take a tour inside the Crime Scene House! The forensic science department will be holding two presentations during the event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and another from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Instructional Building, IB120. Special tours of the Crime Scene House will take place round the clock from 11:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m.

Info Night
WED, MARCH 9 2016 | 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

This Wednesday is the Forensic Society's 'Info Night' with Teresa Cabral in the DV Faculty Club room. This event is dedicated to helping students with their application process for the Forensic Science Program. Teresa will talk about how to apply for it, the difference between the major/minor/specialists and what you will need to prepare.

Murder Mystery Play

MON, FEBRUARY 22 2016 | 8:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Come out to the Mist Theatre at UTM campus to see "Blasphemy," a psychological murder mystery play written and directed by Siddharth Singh Chaudhari. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at door from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Doors open at 8:00pm.


Presented to you by EDSS and IVNVI

Meet the Prof Night
THURS, NOVEMBER 5 2015 | 5:00 P.M.

Come out to this year's Meet the Prof Night with IVNVI! Fellow UTM forensics professors will be open to any questions or concerns you may have about the field of forensics. Event will take place in IB 340.

*Updates will be posted on Facebook.

Haunted Walk Tour
THURS, OCTOBER 27 2015 | 7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

IVNVI Forensics Society and Muddy York Tours have teamed up again for another haunted walk tour around St. George campus! Tickets are $10 and payment is due Tuesday, October 27, during office hours. Details will be sent out via e-mail and check out our Facebook page for more updates.

Fall Campus Tour
SUN, OCTOBER 25 2015 | 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Join us for another Fall Campus Tour at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Stop by the UTM Forensics Society booth, which will be located in the Instructional Centre (IB).

 

News and Upcoming Events

Private Firearms License Course
SAT, APR 1 2017 | 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. - SUN, APR 2 2017 | 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

UTM Forensics Society this year will be hosting another firearms safety course at the Admiral Inn on North Sheridan Way, located 10 minutes away from UTM. This two day course will be $290 per person (Includes CFSC and CRFSC, manual, written and practical exams and HST). If interested please read the following for more information and e-mail us if you would like to reserve a spot.


Canadian Firearms Safety Cours – CFSC


Saturday April 1st, 2017 – 8:00am to 6:00pm (Students should be prepared to stay 1 to 3 hours after the course to complete exams.)


The CFSC is a 10 hour basic course primarily focusing on rifles and shotguns (Non-restricted Firearms) and includes topics such as: firearm safety practices, identifying and operating actions, ammunition, firing techniques and care, responsibilities of firearms owners and users, storage and transportation laws. The course provides several hours of handling various rifles and shotguns. A written and practical exam is conducted immediately at the end of the course. The course and exams are mandatory for a Minors Licence (between the ages of 12 and 17). Upon successful completion, students can apply for their Firearms Licence or Minors Licence.


Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course – CFRSC


Sunday April 2nd, 2017 – 8:00am to 2:00pm (Students should be prepared to stay 1 to 3 hours after the course to complete exams.)


The CRFSC requires mandatory completion of the CFSC before attending this 6 hour basic course. The CRFSC primarily focuses on handguns (Restricted Firearms) and includes topics such as: firearm safety practices, identifying and operating handgun actions, ammunition, firing techniques and care, responsibilities of firearms owners and users, storage and transportation laws.The course also provides several hours of handling various handguns. A written and practical exam is conducted immediately at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, students can apply for their Firearms Licence.

Big Brother Big Sister
WED, MARCH 1 2017 | 7:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

This year forensics society will be hosting a 'Big Brother Big Sister' event in Spigel Hall from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. The event will focus on creating fun forensics related and crime scene solving activities for little kids. If you would like to check out the event, help out or participate in some of the activities visit us on UTM campus this Wednesday and see what it's like to be a forensic scientist.

Info Night with Teresa
MON, FEBRUARY 27 2017 | 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

This year UTM's Forensic Society will be hosting another information night with Teresa Cabral. This event is dedicated to helping students with their application process for the Forensic Science Program. Teresa will talk about how to apply for it, the difference between the major/minor/specialists and what you will need to prepare.

*Room TBA - Please check our Facebook page for updates!

Meeting the Forensic Faculty
THURS, FEBRUARY 16 2017 | 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Come meet and talk with some of the Forensic profs if you want to know how to advance your career in the Forensic field! The event will be taking place in room IB 340. Refreshments will be provided!

IVNVI & UTMAS Grad Workshop
MON, NOVEMBER 28 2016 | 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

UTM's Forensic Society and Anthropology society will be hosting a Grad Workshop this upcoming Monday, November 28th. The workshop will begin with a lecture on Anthropology by Dr. Mant, followed by a Forensics talk from UTM's forensics lab technician, Agata Gapinska. Lastly, for those specifically interested in forensic anthropology, grad student Patrick Bozek will be giving a talk related to both fields of study. 


The event will be held in IB150 from 2-3pm. Join us to learn more about grad programs in anthropology and forensics, the application process, as well as the types of employment/academic opportunities each program provides and more! 


Hope to see many of you there! Refreshments will be provided :)

Centre of Forensic Sciences Tour
FRI, NOVEMBER 18 2016 | TBA

Just a quick announcement to all Forensic Society members interested in pursuing a career in the field; Our society will be attending a tour of the Centre of Forensic Sciences located at 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, ON on Friday, November 18th. We will be taking a bus from UTM to the location. Sign ins for the tour will begin at 3:15pm.


If you plan to attend the event by other means of transportation, please let us know in advance. There is only 25 spots for the tour so if you (or a friend) would like to attend, please be sure to sign up via the google doc sheet with your name and information to reserve spot well before the date.

25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, ON

For more information about the facility visit the CFS website.

For more information about the event, visit our Facebook page for updates.