Meet the National Office Team: Rose Katagiri

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Meet Rose Katagiri, CIC's new Awards Coordinator and Governance Associate, committed to facilitating the recognition of professionals and students who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences while also providing administrative support to the governance of the CIC for Board of Members and constituent societies.

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Get ready for ChemiSTEAM 2021

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Despite the cancellation of CCCE 2020 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the associated ChemiSTEAM – Putting the A(rt) in STEM competition ran in virtual format. The contest was organized by Vance Williams (Simon Fraser University) and Brian Wagner (University of Prince Edward Island), and enthusiastically supported by Louise Dawe (Wilfrid Laurier University), and multiple...

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CWIC My STEM Stories are going online

CHEMISTRY FOR SOCIETY
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The Canadians Working for Inclusivity in the Chemical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology (CWIC) Network, an MRG for the CIC, are premiering their My STEM Stories YouTube Channel on May 5 from 6 – 7 PM EST. Here, graduate students across Canada had the chance to tell a story about their experience working in STEM, and...

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CCCE | IUPAC organizing committee call for nominations

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The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) is looking for a core leadership team to spearhead the potential organization of the upcoming CCCE/IUPAC conference in 2027. As a consequence of converting the 2021 CCCE/IUPAC conference to an online event due to COVID, IUPAC has afforded the CSC with an opportunity to bid for an in-person conference...

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“My STEM Stories” – More than a science communication webinar

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION
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Through the “My STEM Stories” webinar, CWIC created a platform for persons from marginalized groups to share their story about working in STEM. CWIC provided science communication training in order to teach participants how to create a video telling their personal STEM story, and will share the content on a YouTube channel with a target audience of people who are interested in pursuing STEM. It will be a place for students (high school, undergraduate, etc.) to connect with Canadian graduate students through their video story, so that they would understand what a role in STEM is like, and see diverse people filling these positions.

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