Inclusivity in STEM - the 2018/2019 PSEER Seminar Series

Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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Poster of the 2018/2019 Seminar Series. Green background with multicoloured gryphon at the top of the page. Images of 7 speakers included, and details about the time and location of the talks.
Introducing the 2018/2019 PSEER Seminar Series - Inclusivity in STEM

Join us this fall and winter for the 2018/2019 PSEER Seminar Series - Inclusivity in STEM. The seminar series will feature discussions led by students, staff, and faculty on topics spanning the many facets of inclusivity. Speakers will share experiences, research findings, and best practices to developing a more inclusive curriculum and learning environment. 

The schedule of speakers is provided below. All talks will take place in Summerlee Science Complex room 1511 (unless otherwise stated). 

  • Thursday, September 27th, at 1 pm: Kristine Keon, BSc Physics Student and Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Student Association
    Diversity within a subset & Indigenous Learning in Non-Indigenous Areas
  • Thursday, October 25th, at 1 pm: Mary Wells, Dean of the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
    Closing the Gender Gap in Engineering - Is it Possible?
  • Thursday, November 22nd, at 1 pm: Thomas Sasso, PhD Candidate, Co-founder Sexual and Gender Diversity Research Lab
    Pride In STEM: Considerations for LGBTQ+ Representation and Participation in STEM
  • Thursday, December 6th, at 1 pm: Tommy Mayberry, Educational Developer, Open Learning & Educational Support
    Gender Pronouns

    *** specific dates for winter discussions will be announced soon ***
  • January 2019, Athol Gow, Manager, Library Accessibility Services
    Accessibility in STEM
  • February 2019, Stacey Scott, Andrew Hamilton-Wright, and Ritu Chaturvedi, Faculty in the School of Computer Science
    Inclusivity in Computer Science
  • March 2019, Baily Bingham, MSc Student, Department of Integrative Biology
    Barriers to Learning
  • April 2019, Denis Nikitenko, Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science
    Levelling the Academic Playing Field with Formative Feedback

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