Two UBC professors resign from selection committee from Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame due to lack of female representation
Two Canadian scientists and UBC professors have resigned from the selection committee of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame over disputes that, for the second time in as many years, there are no female nominees for induction. With these resignations, this leaves only one female board member, Jeanette Southwood, in the panel of […]
UBC researchers resign in protest as Science Hall of Fame goes two years without nominating a female
Two female researchers tasked with helping to recognize the top scientists in the country have stepped down from their duties to protest lack of recognition for other women in the field. Click the title to read more.
A prominent neuroscientist has withdrawn herself from the selection committee of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame because the nomination process has produced no female candidates. Click the title to read more.
Professor Judy Illes and Dr. Catherine Anderson asked for a more diverse group of scientists to be considered for the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. Click the title to read more.
The CBC Marketplace (Apr 10 episode) interviews Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard in the context of her research on online tests for dementia and on dementia on social media. Dr. Robillard gave roughly a half-hour interview during which she described her research and its implications, as well as discussed a few of the tests that the […]
Core’s Nicholas Fitz writes an article on economic inequality for the Scientific American. Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard gives a radio interview for Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Boomer Life program (March 30, 2015).
Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner shares his opinion on Do-It-Yourself transcranial direction current stimulation (tDCS) machines and its implications. Click the title to read more.
We are pleased to announce that our video submission for the 2014 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition has been chosen as one of the winners! View the complete list of awardees here: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48997.html
Company offering stem cell clinical trials responds to Drs. Judy Illes and Fabio Rossi’s article on Gordie Howe’s pursuit of stem cell treatment abroad. See Vancouver Sun article below: (open image to new tab to view larger version)