WAGE Minister Monsef Meets SCWIST & Community Partners to Advance Gender Equality Across Canada!

STEM Expertise and Strength in Numbers:  SCWIST Past Presidents with Minister Monsef (L to R) : Hiromi Matsui, Hilda Ching, Minister Monsef, Fariba Pacheleh, Christine Wiedemann, Maria Issa and Penny LeCouteur On August 26, 2019, Honourable Minister Maryam Monsef joined the SCWIST team for an update on our Make DIVERSITY Possible Project and ways we […]

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Vienna Lam: finalist, Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award

SCWIST is proud to announce that Vienna Chichi Lam, Board Member and Director for Youth Outreach, has been chosen as one of the Top 75 Canadian Immigrants. She is now a finalist for the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, nominated for her community service, leadership and academic accomplishments. Let’s support Vienna by voting for her at: https://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/vote Vienna Lam’s […]

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Job board: Assistant/Associate Professor(s) in Silviculture , UBC

Department of Forest Resources Management Faculty of Forestry, The University of British ColumbiaT Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia Vancouver campus. These new faculty hires will continue to develop, and expand, forest management and operations leadership at UBC through focusing […]

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Job Board: University of Regina, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Water, Environment and Sustainability

The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applicants for nomination as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water, Environment and Sustainability in the Department of Biology. The candidate will be a global leader in climate change, human-environmental interactions, and/or adaptive management strategies for surface waters. Areas of research strength at […]

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Making DIVERSITY Possible – One Organization At A Time

Saskatoon, April 1, 2019- In September 2017, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) initiated the three-year project, Make DIVERSITY Possible, to develop tools for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) organizations to access a diverse talent pool and to create inclusive workplace cultures where everyone can thrive and prosper. The project, […]

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SCWIST Receives Funding to Advance Gender Equality in STEM Across Canada

In photo (left to right): SCWIST past president Dr. Maria Gyongyossy-Issa, current president Kelly Marciniw, founders Dr. Diana S. Herbst and Dr. Hilda Ching, Hon. Maryam Monsef, Make Possible Project Manager Cheryl Kristiansen, Board Member and Communications Director Dr. Khristine Cariño, and Katriel Carino-Pablo. Vancouver, March 28, 2019:  The Society for Canadian Women in Science and […]

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JOB POSTING: Concordia University Three research chair positions: Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Ranked among the top ten engineering schools in Canada, the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science is home to over 10,000 engineering and computer science students and a faculty complement of 230 professors. With 4,500 graduate students enrolled in 35 graduate programs, the School’s research profile continues to grow as it fosters multidisciplinary […]

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Events round-up: December 2018

Jan 16, 2019 Nobel prize lectures SFU Faculty of Science & Science World Celebrate the 2018 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine or Physiology and find out how these discovered changes our world. Jan 19, 2019 Community Science Celebration: Vancouver Science World Community Science Celebrations encourage students to see value in science studies and […]

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