header image


You are browsing the archive for 2014.

University of Auckland Hiring Applied Mathematics Lecturer

The University of Auckland is accepting applications for a full-time permanent lecturer position in Applied Mathematics (a lecturer in New Zealand equivalent to an assistant professor in the US, but with tenure). To view the position description and apply, visit https://www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/ and search for the job ID Number 16770. The application deadline is Sunday, January […]

Call for Nominations for Sara Kirke Award

The Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, sponsored by EY is presented to the woman who has shown the most outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership — leadership that has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry. The purpose of the Award is to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and create positive role models […]

Article: Best way for professors to get good student evaluations? Be male.

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that students are inherently biased against female professors when filling out teaching evaluations. In the study, students gave online course professors they thought were male much higher ratings than they did professors they thought were female, regardless of what gender the professors actually were. Click here […]

APEG Foundation seeking donations for Sheri Plewes Scholarship

Click here to read the description of the Sheri Plewes Scholarship for Women in Engineering.

Jan 30: Nominations for The Wendy McDonald Awards

The Women’s Leadership Circle (WLC) is an inclusive program that embraces diversity and elevates women. They are currently accepting nominations for The Wendy McDonald Awards. Click here for more information about the awards. All nominations must be submitted by 9am on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Jan 8-9: FORWARD to Professorship 2015

The NSERC/Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering is proud to present ‘FORWARD to Professorship Canada’ on January 8-9 at the University of Ottawa. The two-day workshop will focus on skills, strategies and “insider information” necessary to obtain and succeed in a tenure-track position in science and engineering and advance to […]

Lack of Female CEOs in BC

Global News talks to UBC Sauder School of Business Professor Jennifer Berdahl about the lack of female CEOs in British Columbia in this video.

SCWIST President’s Statement on Status of Women’s Issues

Fariba Pacheleh, the current president of SCWIST, presented a powerful statement to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women in Ottawa back in November, addressing the status of women’s issues and possible solutions. Click here to read the content of her presentation.

We Pledge: Making an Impact for the Next 25

To commemorate and empower women in engineering, following the 25th anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique tragedy, the Chair for Women in Science and Engineering for Ontario asked leaders in the engineering community to pledge how they will support women in engineering for the next 25 years. Read their pledges at www.scieng-women-ontario.ca/en/impact25 and join the conversation on […]

Article: EPRI study sheds light on earnings of degree-holders

A series of studies by University of Ottawa’s Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI) tracked the income of 82,000 uOttawa graduates over a 13-year period. They found that university graduates with degrees in engineering and computer science had the highest earnings in their first year in the workforce. They also found that female graduates earned about $10,000 […]

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

2010-2015 NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (BC and Yukon Region)
2054 - 6250 Applied Science Lane,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604.827.4090
Fax: 604.822.2403

Emergency Procedures | Accessibility | Contact UBC  | © Copyright The University of British Columbia