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Science North launched their 2018-23 strategic plan on March 23, in true Science North style.
Inside the Science North Vale Cavern, a number of ambassadors made their way to the podium to discuss the five priorities included in the latest strategic plan.
Drawing parallels between the new strategic plan and the human brain, Science North bluecoat Melissa Radey explained how the brain works and how it relates to the science centre's path forward. Read more.
"The thing I took away most from it is, don't let anything get in your way," she said. "If you really love what you're doing there's always different options on what you can do to get to the same destination in your career."
This is the fifth time the Perimeter Institute has organized the conference. It was originally meant to run every two years but quickly became an annual event due to its popularity. Read more
Over 120 junior-high students had their construction skills put to the test at the Johnson Geo Centre over the weekend, at the 27th annual model bridge building competition.
Event Organizers with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland & Labrador tell VOCM News, the number of entrants was down this year. One coordinator suggests it’s the result of the competition no longer being mandatory in the public school system. Read more.
Grade four students from Topsail elementary were the first ones to see and experience a brand new attraction at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre this afternoon.
The next four years of programming have been secured at the centre with a donation of $840,000 on behalf of Hibernia. Much of the money will allow for continued programming but that’s not what had students excited today. Read more.
To meet the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly changing world, the next generation of STEAM leaders and innovators must harness the full spectrum of available resources. Only through collaboration across cultures, disciplines, sectors, regions and gender can we collectively support skill development for all Canadians. The 2018 STAN Conference will explore how STEAM teaching and learning is evolving and emphasize the importance of collaboration. Learn More
The Toronto-based scientist and pioneering stem-cell researcher is one of five women being hailed by the program as this year’s Laureate of North America.
Rossant believes that part of her job is to mentor women and young scientists of all kinds. A pleasant matter of coincidence is that her office at the Gairdner Foundation — an organization that recognizes research that has an impact on human health — where she is president, the staff is entirely female. Read more
An upcoming public event at the Telus World of Science will focus on taking the squirm factor out of talking about feces.
On March 6, the latest talk in a speaker series jointly presented by Science World and Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will tackle the issue of solid human waste and how it can be utilized as a resource instead of possibly polluting our environment. Read more
"We're going to feature ocean technology, climate change and a fun touch tank for families," said Bercovici. "We're going to feature things that are important to the Maritimes … It's really going to bring people back to the sea." Read more
The exhibit will feature very intimate artifacts, including Fox’s prosthetic leg, the shirt and shoes he wore during the marathon and even the van that following him along the highway. Read more
The POPnology exhibition makes its Canadian debut at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton and opens Feb. 9, 2018. Read more
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.
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