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Article: Jesse Neufeld, The Submariner

Vancouver 24 hrs has named Jesse Neufeld as one of their “Top 24 Under 24″. “University of B.C. student Jesse Neufeld chose civil engineering because he was fascinated by how “behind-the-scenes” innovation touches our everyday lives.  Last month, he was on the winning team at the Shell International Engineering Competition — for designing a human-powered submarine. […]

Article: Alannah Yip, The Roboticist

Vancouver 24 hrs has named Alannah Yip as one of their “Top 24 Under 24”. “Just turned 20, Alannah Yip shows off the drive train for her robotics team’s upcoming project — a human-sized home-assistant robot on wheels.  At this early phase, it’s little more than a motorized box, but Yip and the University of […]

Nov 20: CanWIT Investment Insight – How Angels Evaluate Deals

Wednesday, November 20th – 11:30 am EST Do you run a start-up? Are you looking for Angel investment? A CanWIT 40 Minute Webinar – Register today! Join this session as Julie McDowell covers how Angels evaluate deals. Led by experienced Angel investor, Julie McDowell, this session will also cover what Angels are looking for in an […]

Congratulations! Bernadette Currie and Diana Allen Recognised by APEGBC

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC paid tribute to two outstanding women at the 2013 President’s Awards on Friday, October 25 during APEGBC’s Annual Conference and AGM.  The President’s Awards recognize excellence in professional, technical and community service by APEGBC members. C. J. Westerman Memorial Award:  Dr. Diana Allen, P.Geo. A professor […]

NOV 13: Early Bird Deadline for Minerva’s Women In Science Luncheon

NOV 13: Early Bird Deadline for Minerva’s Women In Science Luncheon

Women In™ is an annual luncheon that recognizes and celebrates women working in non-traditional fields. Each year, we honour four extraordinary women who have made an impact in their communities through leadership, excellence, philanthropy and service, and in 2013 we will honour women working in science. 2013 Women In™ Science Event Details Date: Wednesday, November […]

NOV 3: SCWIST Mushroom Show Meetup

Join fellow SCWIST members, friends and families on a trip to the wild side! Check out the poster for more details. Date: Sunday November 3rd, 2013 Time: 1:00pm Place: Richmond Nature Park If you’re taking transit, take the Canada Line to Brighouse Station, then bus 405. Let SCWIST know if you’re coming by sending an email […]

NOV 11: Outreach Program for Women internship deadline

NOV 11: Outreach Program for Women internship deadline

In an effort to get more women involved in free and open-source software and robotics, the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) is offering Outreach Program for Women internships from December 10, 2013 to March 10, 2014. The application deadline is November 11, 2013. Participants will work remotely from home, while getting guidance from an assigned mentor and collaborating […]

NOV 26: Fraser Valley Biogas Tour

Fraser Valley Biogas utilizes on-farm manure and off-farm food waste to produce methane and high quality fertilizer through a process of anaerobic digestion. The methane is scrubbed and transported to thousands of homes throughout British Columbia by FortisBC and the fertilizer is used by farmers to grow local crops. This tour is free but space […]

OCT 31: New time for WEN Dockside Green Tour

The new start time of 9:30 am will coordinate better with the ferry from Vancouver! There are a few spaces left for the free tour of the Dockside Green LEED development and distributed energy facility in Victoria at 9:30 am on October 31st. Contact jessica.mcilroy@bcwen.ca if you are interested in attending.

Nov 12: Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

Nov 12: Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

Biologists and healthcare providers are turning to IT to design innovative solutions.  Experts will cover careers including bioinformatics, health informatics and mobile health applications.  You’ll soon discover that there’s more to IT careers than just coding! SCWIST and UBC Computer Science present a panel discussion: Tuesday November 12, at 5:30 pm Room 110, UBC Hugh Dempster Pavilion, 6245 […]

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