Women

Eight Papers from Imager Lab Accepted at SIGGRAPH 2012

Repeating on last year's success, UBC Imager Lab will be presenting eight technical papers at SIGGRAPH 2012:

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Anna Flagg and Karon MacLean's "Smart Fur" on the Cover of New York Times Magazine


Anna Flagg and Karon MacLean's "Smart Fur"

The conductive "smart fur" touch sensor developed by Anna Flagg and Karon MacLean at the University of British Columbia's SPIN lab was featured as one of the New York Times Magazine's 32 Innovations that Will Change Your Tomorrow.

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Sarah Rastkar Receives 2012 UBC Faculty of Science Achievement Award


Grad Student Sarah Rastkar - Faculty of Science Achievement Award

These awards recognize staff, students and faculty whose contributions in areas such as service, administration, leadership and outreach have had a significant positive impact in achieving the goals of the Faculty of Science.

For details, see here.

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Diversity in Computer Science


Committee for Outreach, Diversity and Equity Year-End Potluck

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

Joanna McGrenere, Dinesh Pai, Alla Sheffer Awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements


Joanna McGrenere, Alla Sheffer, Dinesh Pai

The Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Program provides  substantial and timely resources to a small group of researchers  whose research proposals suggest and explore high-risk, novel or  potentially transformative concepts and lines of inquiry, and are  likely to have impact by contributing to groundbreaking advances.

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Women in Science and Engineering Conference

Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The Women in Science and Engineering Conference is happening on March 12, 2012 from 5:30-8:00pm at Cecil Green Park House at UBC. It is organized by Women in Engineering, Sci-Team and E-Team. The conference website is https://wie.engineering.ubc.ca/ and pre-registration is required so we can match students with their mentor choices.

Conferences

CAN-CWiC

The Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing (CAN-CWiC) 2016 will unite technical women from across Canada for networking, mentoring and planning for Canada's technical future.  The conference will inspire women at all points in their careers - from first year students to senior technical women with years of industrial experience.   The career fair will provide an excellent opportunity for companies to recruit technical talent from across Canada. 

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New Formulas for America's Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering

Several projects were funded by the National Science Foundation to encourage women to participate in science and engineering. This report details projects undertaken to help improve the number of women through a change in education policy and pracice.

Taking GIRLSmarts Workshop to Downtown Eastside


Girlsmarts 2012

Riding on the success of the 2011 GIRLsmarts workshops, UBC CS graduate students Sarah Rastka, Anika Mahmud and Mona Haraty expanded the workshops this year to downtown eastside.  The three coordinators brought a group of volunteers to the UBC Learning Exchange on Main Street and offer interactive activities to Grade 6 girls from East Vancouver schools.  Participants learn to build their own websites using html and make their own games and animation using Kudo.

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SCWIST Brown Bag Featuring Sabina Nawaz

Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Biodiversity Research Centre, Rm 224

Topic: Networking
RSVP: (Subject: UBC BrownBags) to scwist.brown.bag@gmail.com

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