Meet the National Office Team: Rose Katagiri

COMMUNITY
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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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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

COMMUNITY NEWS
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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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Q & A on teaching with Alison Flynn, MCIC

EDUCATION

Alison Flynn, MCIC is an associate professor in the department of chemistry and biomolecular sciences at the University of Ottawa. She leads the Flynn Research Group, focused on learning at the postsecondary level, in chemistry and across disciplines. Flynn is the 2021 winner of CIC’s Award for Chemistry Education. CIC News recently asked Flynn to...

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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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