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Mar 7: DAWEG WIE Vancouver Networking Event

DAWEG, in partnership with WIE(VR), Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region), will be hosting a Speaker and Networking Event to mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014. Entrepreneurship – Start-up Lessons Learned Hear from one woman who went from being an engineering student to navigating the start-up world, and learned some of the ins and […]

Feb 15: Green Collar Futures Career Conference

What do YOU want to BE when you finish school? Green Bricks is very pleased to offer to grades 10-12 students FREE participation in the Green Collar Futures Career Conference on Saturday February 15, 2014 at the Hilton Metrotown, Burnaby. The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the […]

Article: TSX-listed firms to disclose gender policies under OSC proposal

This Business in Vancouver article reports that “All TSX-listed companies must disclose annual targets for the number of women they want in executive and board positions, under a proposal released January 16 by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)”. “Our proposed amendments are intended to encourage more effective boards and better corporate decision making, which will […]

Mar 3: Deadline for applications for Minerva’s Learning to Lead

The Minerva Foundation’s Learning to Lead™ BC Program is an annual weekend program held at UBC.  This year’s event takes place on May 23-25 and provides girls and emerging women leaders, including graduate students, with the opportunity to be mentored by accomplished women leaders in business, government and the community. Twenty-four Grade 11 students, 24 emerging […]

Article: Early engagement key to getting girls into science careers, Canadian study says

“Girls are almost three times more likely to consider careers in science, math and engineering if they participate in science fairs and summer camps – particularly in the early grades – according to a new Canadian report.” This recent Globe and Mail article reports on Prof. Tamara Franz-Odendaal’s survey results for about 600 students in Grades 7 […]

Jan 31: Deadline for Nominations for the 2014 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards

LifeSciences BC invites all members of the province’s life sciences community to nominate individuals or companies for the 2014 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards. LifeSciences BC proudly hosts this annual event which has become the premier celebration for the life sciences community each year. LifeSciences BC members, as well as non-members, may nominate either companies or […]

Feb 6: Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Feb 6: Cafe Scientifique: Getting to the HEART of Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

By attending this interactive discussion you will learn about ways to decrease the risks of heart disease and stroke. When: February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: The Wicklow Pub, 610 Stamps Landing, Vancouver Cost:  The event is free, but please register here Dr. Gordon Francis will present his research on the mechanisms that stimulate the formation of […]

Feb 26: SCWIST February Brown Bag Lunch

The Brown Bag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST).  Their purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help women in STEM fields advance their careers. Unsure where you stand when assessing your progress? Want to learn how to […]

Jan 21: Biorenewables Cafe – earlier start time

Biorenewables Café is inviting Chris Bush, the President of Catalyst Agri-Innovation Society, to lead a friendly, informal discussion on sustainable agriculture through biorefineries. When:  January 21, 5:30 pm (previously 6:30 pm) Where: Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver A sustainability pioneer from Abbotsford, Chris took the first anaerobic digester for agriculture in British Columbia from concept, […]

Report: An Assessment of the Working Climate for Engineering Faculty at UBC Vancouver, 2012/13

The Assessment of the Working Climate for Engineering Faculty at UBC Vancouver, 2012/13, final report has been completed and has been posted online. We appreciate your continuing support as UBC Engineering – Vancouver moves forward on the recommendations in this report.

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