Octo-BEER Meet-Up: Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. Tasting Room
Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Octo-BEER Meet-Up: Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. Tasting Room

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Conduct a sensory beer experiment 🍻👩‍🔬! Octo-beer Meet Up will be held at the Phillips Brewing and Malting Co. Tasting Room. The Octo-beer Meet Up is open to everyone (all ages and genders). There will be beer tasting (and soda) and a special tour of the Phillips Lab, Malting Plant, and Brewhouse 🍻👀😯! Remember to RSVP to events.uvic.wis@gmail.com

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April Meet-Up
Apr
11
12:00 PM12:00

April Meet-Up

Feeling the stress of finals? Is your end of semester crazy busy? Come relax and enjoy a well deserved brain break with #uvicwis on April 11th in the SUB B025 from 12-2pm. We will be chatting about de-stressing techniques to help you make it through this busy time of year. Coffee and snack provided so join us for some valuable R&R!

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Bystander Intervention Workshop
Mar
28
4:00 PM16:00

Bystander Intervention Workshop

We are very excited to team up with The Office of Student Life to facilitate a "Bystander Intervention Workshop"! The focus of this workshop is to learn how to recognize a spectrum of unacceptable behavior and then build the skills to intervene in safe and effective ways. While the focus is sexualized violence, the strategies discussed are applicable to any situations where harm might occur.

FREE WORKSHOP, LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE!

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"Who Do You Think You Are?" - Professional Development Workshop
Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

"Who Do You Think You Are?" - Professional Development Workshop

In collaboration with local Victoria Women in STEM & Tech organizations, we are excited to bring you an upcoming Professional Development Workshop, "Who Do You Think You Are?". 

LinkedIn has become one of the first places that potential employers go to look - how confident are you that they will discover how great you really are?

Admission includes:

  • Professional headshot for your online profile!
  • Appetizers and snacks
  • One drink ticket for soda or refreshments brought to you by our friends at Phillips Brewing Co.
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Café Scientifique featuring UVic Women in Science
Feb
13
6:30 PM18:30

Café Scientifique featuring UVic Women in Science

UVic's Café Scientifique is a series of evening seminars that seek to bridge the research-to-public gap. These cafés provide insight into topics of popular interest that appeal to the lover of knowledge in all of us.

This week Café Scientifique will feature UVic Women in Science members who are conducting cutting-edge research into cancer drugs, infectious disease, drug detection, and diagnostics. This is a fantastic opportunity to support and connect with women in science in a casual setting and discuss interesting and innovative biomedical research that is happening at UVic.  

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February Meet-Up
Feb
7
5:30 PM17:30

February Meet-Up

WiS February Meet-Up - a workshop put on by the Office of Student Life on how to effectively maintain a safe work/education space through bystander intervention training and sexualized violence prevention mechanisms.

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UVic Women In Science STEM Research Symposium
Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

UVic Women In Science STEM Research Symposium

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Come join us on November 30th for #uvicwis STEM Research Symposium! This event will feature student research as well as special guest speakers including UVic Equality and Human Rights. 


We are still looking for oral and poster presenters! There are great prizes for top presenters. If you are enthusiastic to share your STEM-related research please register at: https://www.uvicwomeninscience.com/symposium/


Event Location: UVic Medical Sciences Building Room 160 & Lobby

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Monthly Meet-Up @ The Penny Farthing Public House
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Meet-Up @ The Penny Farthing Public House

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Come join us at the Penny Farthing Public House on Wednesday October 25th for our October meet-up! In preparation for our November Symposium the focus of this meet-up will be on SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION. Get the conversation going about how you explain your research or scientific passions to a general audience, and the best tools and tricks for designing posters and powerpoint presentations. 

We will have all sorts of UVic WiS merchandise for sale - T-shirts, buttons, pens, and patches! PLUS - Smoke & Mirrors coffee!

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. 

UVic Women in Science doesn't have membership defined by anything at all. If you see an event of ours that you're interested in - you just show up! Our group is open to everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, sexuality, or even fields of study (although it is science focused, it's important for us to bring in outside perspectives at these social meet-ups every now and then).

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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September Re-Launch Event @ Fort Tectoria Tilted Rocket Lounge
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

September Re-Launch Event @ Fort Tectoria Tilted Rocket Lounge

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Presented by UVic Women in Science

We're ready for takeoff into the 2017-2018 academic year of UVic Women in Science! Join us on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 for an engaging evening of prizes, games, drinks, and inspring talks. Grow your community of passionate and likeminded scientists, and hear from accomplished women in the BC STEM community. 

This event will feature keynote presenters:

Dr. Emma Davy (Teaching Fellow, Quest University)
Dr. Sara Ellison (Physics & Astronomy, UVic)
Robyn Quinn (iWIST Founder, Big Bang Communications)

The night's raffle will be featuring out of this world prizes from Picot Collective, Sea Cider, Boulder's Climbing Gym, Smoke & Mirrors Coffee, The Drake Eatery, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, and more! There will be FREE snacks and we will be proudly serving Phillips beer on tap (ID required for alcoholic berverage purchases).

During this event we will introduce our Executive Team and Committee members who have been working behind the scenes to make UVic WiS a success. We will also be revealing our fall event agenda including networking events, academic opportunities, and workshops! 

We will see you there for an incredible evening, because how do you organize an (inter)stellar party? You planet. 


FAQs:

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, all ages are welcome at the event. Please be prepared to show ID for alcoholic beverage sales.

How do I become a member of UVic Women in Science?

UVic Women in Science doesn't have membership defined by anything at all. Our group is open to everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, sexuality, or even fields of study (although it is science focused, it's important to bring outside perspectives!).

Will tickets be available at the door?

This depends on the current capacity when you arrive. Our WiS Launch event in early 2017 reached capacity, so RSVP using Eventbrite to avoid disappointment and guarantee your entrance!

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Meeting with The Canadian Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan and UVic Vikes ThunderFest
Sep
8
1:30 PM13:30

Meeting with The Canadian Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan and UVic Vikes ThunderFest

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We were given an incredible opportunity to meet with the Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan. We got to chat about women in STEM and encouraging young women to pursue their passions. Plus we got to debut our handmade women in science themed mega jenga set!  Thanks to everyone who helped organize or participated in our meeting with Science Minister Kirsty Duncan.

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Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Meet-Up @ The Bard & Banker

Not sure how you feel about getting your brain geared up for the fall semester of university/research/a new job/the same job? Best thing you can do is come down to our August Meet-Up for a casual opportunity to talk ‘shop’, and meet like-minded scientists from different fields. And enjoy some cold beers and live music! 

This month we issue you the challenge of networking yourself proactively! Bring business cards, exchange email addresses, add eachother on Linkedin, and talk with people at different levels of their education and career so that you can explore these connections later on. Sometimes networking can feel inorganic and weird... but at UVic WiS events, you're in a safe space surrounded by like-minded and cool people, so we're here to facilitate an empowering and genuine environment to connect awesome people! 

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. 

UVic Women in Science doesn't have membership defined by anything at all. If you see an event of ours that you're interested in - you just show up! Our group is open to everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, sexuality, or even fields of study (although it is science focused, it's important for us to bring in outside perspectives at these social meet-ups every now and then).

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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Monthly Meet-Up @ The Fernwood Inn
Jul
19
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Meet-Up @ The Fernwood Inn

Mark your calendars, our fourth monthly meet up is almost here! Come down to The Fernwood Inn for a casual opportunity to talk ‘shop’, and meet like-minded scientists from different fields. And enjoy some cold beers, of course! 

Our goal for you this month is to bring a friend from each field of STEM (Science, technology engineering and mathematics). Connecting with individuals from other fields is a great way to expand your thinking or see a problem in a new light. 

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. To this end, we issue you all a challenge: at this event, talk to someone new and tell them why you kick-butt in your chosen field. Tell them what makes you a fantastic asset and why your contributions are irreplaceable. And, of course, provide a supportive and congratulatory ear for the rad women scientists around you.

We welcome everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, and sexuality.

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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Monthly Meet-Up @ The Penny Farthing Public House
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Meet-Up @ The Penny Farthing Public House

The June meet up is here! We'll see you all on the back patio of The Penny for an opportunity talk ‘shop’, and meet like-minded scientists from different fields. And enjoy some cold beers, of course. 

For this monthly meet up (our third!), we want to bring a little request/challenge to you all - this month is focused on COMMUNITY and in the spirit of the theme, we want you to pass this invitation along to somebody who you work with, your dog's veterinarian, your local pharmacist, a classmate, a non-scientist etc. By developing the community of women in STEM within Victoira, we hope to provide a place where stimulating scientific conversations (and the casual ones too) and connections can take place!

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. To this end, we issue you all a challenge: at this event, talk to someone new and tell them why you kick-butt in your chosen field. Tell them what makes you a fantastic asset and why your contributions are irreplaceable. And, of course, provide a supportive and congratulatory ear for the rad women scientists around you.

We welcome everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, and sexuality.

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Meet-Up @ Canoe Brewpub

For our May meet-up, we'll see you at Canoe Brewpub for an opportunity talk ‘shop’, and meet like-minded scientists from different fields. And enjoy some cold beers, of course.

At this monthly meet up, we want to bring a conversation starter to the floor - this month is focused on LEADERSHIP and how to be an effective communicator in these roles. Developing your own leadership style and acting on it with confidence can be a challenging task in academia, the workplace, and beyond. How do you effectively engage others as a leader? Are there unique challenges that women in STEM face when they are in leadership positions, and how do we address these issues if we come face to face with them ourselves? 

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. To this end, we issue you all a challenge: at this event, talk to someone new and tell them why you kick-butt in your chosen field. Tell them what makes you a fantastic asset and why your contributions are irreplaceable. And, of course, provide a supportive and congratulatory ear for the rad women scientists around you.

We welcome everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, and sexuality.

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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Apr
12
8:00 PM20:00

Monthly Meet-Up @ Swan's Brewpub

Welcome to the first monthly Women in Science Meet Up! This is an opportunity for interested individuals to congregate in a casual, re-occurring setting, talk ‘shop’, and meet like-minded scientists from different fields. And enjoy some cold beers, of course.

Women in Science is a budding initiative to connect women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The goal is to achieve a supportive and engaging environment that fosters collaboration and success of women pursuing STEM fields. To this end, we issue you all a challenge: at this event, talk to someone new and tell them why you kick-butt in your chosen field. Tell them what makes you a fantastic asset and why your contributions are irreplaceable. And, of course, provide a supportive and congratulatory ear for the rad women scientists around you.

We welcome everyone interested in supporting the Women in Science initiative, regardless of race, gender expression, and sexuality.

We hope to see you there for a fun evening!

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UVic WiS Launch Event
Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

UVic WiS Launch Event

Thank you all for the incredible turn out and support at our launch event on March 9th at 2% Jazz Midtown! The night was a huge success and it would not have been possible without the engaged community and students in Victoria. We had over 100 attendees that were a mixture of men and women at all stages of their careers and education, and featured awesome guest speakers Julie Angus and Jill Robinson.

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