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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
February 27, 2015

Canadian Excellence


We celebrated our launch on Nov 8, 2012! Check out the news release and the photo gallery.

Spring/Summer 2014

WinS is co-sponsoring theTheory Canada 9 conference at Laurier in June 2014. Registration is free for all participants and accommodation is free for students.

Informed Opinions Workshop, May 5, 2014

Winter 2014

WinS co-sponsors a talk by Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb for Parkinson's Awareness Month, April 9, 2014

International Women's Day, March 8, 2014

Fall 2013

Planning for the IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics is underway. Click here for more information.

NASA MAVEN Mars launch event, Nov 18, 2013

Ada Lovelace Day, October 15, 2013

Summer, 2013

AMMCS 2013 conference, Minisymposium on Women in Math and Science, August 26-30, 2013.

G.E.N.I.U.S Campfor grade 7-9 girls,Laurier Enriched Academic Program, July 8-12, 2013.

WinS participates in Discovery Square, Kitchener, July 2013.

WinS participates in CSATweetup of astronaut Chris Hadfield's return to Earth from the International Space Station, May 13, 2013.

Winter Term, 2013

Math and Science PD Day for high school teachers, Eastwood Collegiate Institute, April 19, 2013.

Mentorship Matters! Co-hosted by WinS and Canadian Women in Technology Waterloo Chapter, April 3, 2013.

WinS is proud to sponsor TEDxYouth@Waterloo, March 27, 2013.

CAP/WinS Lecture: Dr. Alison Lister,11:30 AM N2090, WLU,March 26, 2013.

International Women's Day Workshop, March 8, 2013

Inspiring Future Women in Science, March 7, 2013

1 Billion Rising Laurier, February 14, 2013


WinS Launch!

Public Lecture by biologist Mary Rumpho

WinS members organize Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Regional Meeting

WinS at Southern Ontario Space Research and Technology (SO Space) Festival

WinS at Steel Rails 2012

Stay tuned for more exciting upcoming events and activities. Focus areas include

Just a girl: Addressing perceptions of women in science/engineering

Conversations: Workshops, conferences and activities for and about women in science and mathematical social sciences

Connections: Building networks and facilitating mentoring

Inclusive classrooms: Developing science education resources based on latest research regarding best practices; Facilitating sharing of ideas and solutions to common problems

Magic of science: Development of demos, tools and activities that demonstrate the power of scientific thinking and how it leads to useful technologies and fuels progress

This is what a scientist looks like: Public lectures and events to celebrate and raise awareness of women in science

My mom the scientist: Advocating for childcare support for women in science