News archive - 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

October Cheers to Science with Dr. Barb Kazenback!

image of Dr. Kazenback

First cheers to science of the Fall term!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Exec openings!

Welcome to the new school year!
Women in Science is recruiting for two of our executive positions, Treasurer and Social media/communications. If you are interested please apply by following the google form link below. Anyone in Science or an applied science discipline (ie. Environment, AHS, Engineering) is welcome to apply - undergraduate or graduate, male, female, non-binary, trans. 
We are a friendly and supportive team, if you are looking for a new way to get involved in the efforts to improve equality on campus consider joining us!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Undergraduate Research Symposium


Our next upcoming event is the Undergraduate Research Symposium in partnership with the Faculty of Science HeforShe. The event is on Tuesday, March 27th from 11am - 4:20pm in STC atrium. Our keynote for this year is Tamar Huggins. 

If you would like to present your project, please submit your abstract here 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Cheers to Science


Dr. Emily Agard will be our Cheers to Science speaker. Dr. Agard earned a B.Sc. (honours) in Life Sciences from Queen's University and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Toronto. She taught biology at York University and the University of Toronto at Scarborough before joining Ryerson as an Associate Professor. Currently, as Director of SciXchange, she is focused on making science accessible, engaging and inclusive of all groups and is mentor to many youth in the community. Dr.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Professional Development Mixer


Women in Science Society is excited to be hosting our first Professional Development event on the 31st of January, in collaboration with the Centre for Career Action (6 – 8 PM at STC 2002).

During the first hour of the event, the CCA will lead a workshop on:
- Explanation of specific circumstances on graduate school applications (e.g., maternity leave, etc.)
- Marketing ones self on application documents
- Approaching a faculty member to be an advisor
- Steps/considerations in networking