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December 2010

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Spark looks at Women in Computer Science (podcast)

Check it out here: http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2010/11/spark-129-november-28-december-1-2010/

Gender Balance Research in Norway

The Research Council of Norway is launching a large-scale initiative to improve the gender balance in the research sector, focusing in particular on the recruitment of women to high-level positions and research management. http://eng.kifinfo.no/nyhet/vis.html?tid=74470

GIRLsmarts Workshops

GIRLsmarts A computer science workshop for grade 6 girls, hosted by the UBC Department of Computer Science. Are you curious? Do you like solving problems and puzzles? Are you interested in finding out what you can do with computers? Come and hang out with us at the University of British Columbia! We have a lot […]

Nominations for the Aubrey J. Tingle Prize and Lecture are now open

Aubrey J. Tingle Prize and Lecture The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research is pleased to open nominations for the second annual Aubrey J. Tingle Prize and Lecture. The prize will be presented to a British Columbia clinician scientist or scholar practitioner whose work in health research is internationally recognized and has significantly improved health […]

Dec 15 – CanWIT Holiday Networking Event

CanWIT Holiday Networking Event CanWIT (formerly CATA WIT) Holiday Networking Event Come network with other professional women in the tech community and learn about our exciting programs for the new year. During the event, we would like to hear from you about your interests and suggestions for future CanWIT workshops. Be sure to bring your […]

Amy Leson and Andrea Palmer Share Their Experiences Working With Habitat for Humanity

As part of the UBC Celebrate Learning Event, “Applied Learning Through Service: An Innovative Community Service Learning Pilot in Mechanical Engineering” that took place on October 25, 2010, students Amy Leson and Andrea Palmer shared their experiences working with Habitat for Humanity. All UBC Mechanical Engineering second year students were required to participate in CSL […]

May 15-17 – On-Ramps into Academia 2011 Workshop

On-Ramps into Academia 2011 Workshop May 15-17, 2011 Seattle, WA UW ADVANCE at the University of Washington, Seattle, is currently seeking applicants for the On-Ramps into Academia 2011 workshop, May 15-17, 2011 in Seattle, WA. This workshop is for PhD level women in STEM that are currently working in industry, research/national labs, or consulting, and […]

Tenure, Research, and Systems Faculty Positions at the Robotics Institute

The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications from outstanding candidates at all levels and tracks (tenure-track, research, and systems) with special interest in the core fundamentals relating to: Dynamics and Control for Robotic Systems Novel mechanisms, materials and actuators Sensors and Sensing Vision for Outdoor Autonomous Systems We are also interested in fundamental […]

Four Rosalind Franklin Fellowships (tenure-track)

Four Rosalind Franklin Fellowships  (tenure-track) Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands To promote the participation of women in Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences the University of Groningen offers a prestigious fellowship programme, named after Rosalind Franklin, whose X-ray studies of DNA were crucial to solving its structure. Four fellowships are […]

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