Month: May 2012

Go forth and boldly network – it will pay off in a multitude of ways

By Jane O’Hara A lot of people are scared of the concept of networking. The idea of moving around a room full of strangers , introducing yourself and giving a ‘sales pitch’ for which the product… Read More

Notice of SCWIST AGM

All members in good standing are cordially invited to attend this year’s SCWIST AGM on Monday June 18th at 5:45 pm. Location:Paetzold Health Education Centre – Multipurpose Room VGH, Pattison Pavilion… Read More

“True Blood” vs Real Blood vs Synthetic Blood

CIHR Café Scientifique Presents: Science on tap – Quench your interest “True Blood” vs Real Blood vs Synthetic Blood: Dare to find out! Date: June 12, 2012 Time:  6:00 – 9:00 PM Location:… Read More

Art, science and the great disconnect

by Kristi Charish I’m a scientist. And by that I mean I’m really a scientist – molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, MSc, PhD, Postdoc- a bonafide ‘Big Bang Theory’ researching geek girl. I… Read More

Event Recap – Networking: Accessing the Hidden Job Market

“Where, who and how should I network?” These questions and many more were answered at SCWIST’s Networking: Accessing the Hidden Job Market workshop on May 2 2012. Jennifer Trost, a consultant and owne… Read More

Antonia Issa – Inspire by Example

The successful launch of the new and improved SCWIST website is a reflection of the ever-increasing dedication, passion and enthusiasm of our talented Director of Communication, Antonia Issa and her d… Read More

How to Keep Yourself Out of Jail While Running a Non-Profit

Did you know as a board member you could be personally liable if someone runs off with the membership dues? What are your ethical and legal responsibilities when you’re on a board? How do you put poli… Read More

Open Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors & Honourary Members

Attention All SCWIST Members: Your presence is requested at the 31st SCWIST Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2012. In anticipation of the AGM, SCWIST is a) extending an open call for nominations to… Read More