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Published on Monday 11 January 2021

Become a STEM-Pals Volunteer

Write to a Calgary middle school student to share your experience and passion for science! Letters are exchanged on a monthly basis between a UofC student and a middle school student between grades 7-9. Letter exchange begins in February. 

Register before January 23th by Email

Become a STEM-Pals Volunteer
Published on Monday 11 January 2021

GSA's Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium

An exciting event organized by ucalgary's graduate student association is coming up!

They are hosting the Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium at the end of February 2021. Click here to go to their website for details and registration. 

Published on Friday 18 December 2020

Share your research!

UCalgary CIDE (Chemists for Inclusion Diversity and Equity) would like to invite you to share your exciting research updates with your peers. The presentation will be only one PowerPoint slide. The first meeting will be on the last week of January via zoom. If you’re interested to present please let me know by 15th, January 2021 (amarasinghesenadeera@ucalgary.ca). If you are interested, but January doesn't work, please state it in your email. We can have you in our next session.

Published on Wednesday 25 November 2020

Picture a Scientist

The Graduate College, in partnership with Chemists for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (CIDE), is pleased to present a screening of the documentary “Picture a Scientist” (https://www.pictureascientist.com/). We are also hosting a panel discussion with scientists from UCalgary and industry, who will talk about their experiences. Our panellists are:

Dr. Kristen Burford (Senior Scientist, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc)
Dr. Constance Finney (Assoc. Prof, Biological Sciences, UCalgary)
Dr. Susana Kimura-Hara(Assist. Prof, Chemistry, UCalgary)
Dr. William Yimbo (Education Specialist, Officer of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UCalgary).
Participants will be able to stream the documentary in their own time. A link will be provided on December 9th and is valid for 72 hours. The panel discussion will be held on December 11th, 14:00-15:30 MST, on Zoom.


Due to screening restrictions, this event is limited to UCalgary students, postdocs, staff and faculty. For more information and registration please go to www.ucalgary.ca/gradcollege and click on the event.

If you have questions, please email diba.mohebzadeh@ucalgary.ca or milanpreet.kaur1@ucalgary.ca

Picture a Scientist
Published on Monday 02 November 2020

We got mentioned in 'The Gauntlet'!

Our Chapter got mentioned in the latest edition of the University of Calgary's independent student newspaper, 'The Gauntlet'!
Check out the following link to read about the phone interview between Milanpreet Kaur and Gauntlet's news editor (Nikayla).

https://thegauntlet.ca/2020/10/14/ucalgary-chemists-for-inclusion-diversity-and-equity-up-and-running-on-campus/

Published on Tuesday 13 October 2020

Bingo!

Come join us for the BINGO challenge!
You could find instructions in the photo.

Bingo!
Published on Wednesday 30 September 2020

Come discuss EDI in science!

UCalgary CIDE will be joining CDI (Chemists for Diversity and Inclusion) committee of UBC during their second journal club meeting. Come discuss EDI in science and meet the team at UBC!

Time: Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Zoom Meeting Details -
Meeting ID: 656 5955 0164
Passcode: 191020

Published on Saturday 26 September 2020

UCalgary CIDE

UCalgary Chemists for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity referred to as UCalgary CIDE is a Chapter of the Canadians Working for Inclusivity in Chemical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology (CWIC) network. The purpose of UCalgary CIDE is to promote inclusivity, diversity and equity in the chemical sciences and engineering by connecting their members (this includes students, postdoctoral researchers, staff, faculty, or otherwise), as well as by connecting with other CWIC Chapters across Canada.

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