Western Women in Neuroscience
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    Western Women in Neuroscience: WesternWINS

  • Inspiring Young Women in STEM 2018

Welcome to the Western Women in Neuroscience website! We’re a group of women and men in neuroscience at the University of Western Ontario, interested in discussing issues related to being a woman in science. We hold monthly meetings and social events, and have outreach initiatives in the community as well.

Upcoming Events

October 20, 2017

Dr. Adelle Forth will be giving a talk as part of the Psychology Colloquium series. We are hosting a Q&A session in the morning before the talk!

Q&A: 10am - NSC 245A

Talk: 3pm - UCC 56

October 25, 2017

Trivia Night at Winks! (551 Richmond St)
After 7pm (Trivia starts at 8pm)

November 7, 2017

Dr. Jenny Bizley will be giving a talk as part of the Neuroscience Colloquium series. We are hosting a Q&A session after the talk!

Talk: 9am - University Hospital, Aud B

Q&A: 11am - NSC 245A


Inspiring Young Women in STEM 2018

Western WiNS and BrainsCAN present the 2nd biennial Inspiring Young Women in STEM conference!

Undergraduate, graduate students, and post-doctoral researchers of all genders from Canadian universities are invited to attend this one-day conference to hear from four key leaders in academia and industry discuss their exciting research and inspirational career paths, network with professionals at our Industry Fair, learn about research opportunities at our STEM Graduate Program Expo, and have the unique opportunity to present your own scientific research in the Undergraduate Poster Competition.

Click here to register and for more information.

Undergraduate Poster Competition

We encourage undergraduate students to present STEM research posters. Posters may include ongoing or completed research projects (volunteer, work-study, thesis, independent study), original and innovative research proposals, or an original meta-analysis.

All posters will be judged by graduate students and the top three posters will receive a monetary award at the closing ceremonies!

1st place: $200
2nd place: $150
3rd place: $100

Deadline to submit abstracts: January 31, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Submit your abstract here