Month: December 2016

SCWIST Final Report for WWEST eng-­cite Project Emerging STEM Talent Toolkit -­ December 14, 2016

eng-cite is the working name of the Goldcorp Professorship for Women in Engineering at UBC with the funding partnership of WWEST. The Professorship – established in 2014 – is a vital aspect of the UBC… Read More

Susan Lee Lindquist (1949–2016): Biologist who found unexpected power in protein folding.

Susan Lee Lindquist revealed the profound ramifications of a process that most scientists had overlooked: protein folding. Through elegant experiments in yeast, plants, flies and human cells, Lindquis… Read More

How to encourage girls to get interested in STEM

Jane Jomy and Twinkle Mehta are Grade 12 students with big dreams: Ms. Jomy wants to be a scientific researcher and Ms. Mehta an engineer. As co-presidents of their school’s Science Technology Enginee… Read More