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

Special summer series of journal clubs

We are planning a series of ~6 journal clubs over the summer, focusing on the chapters of the book "An Inclusive Academy: Achieving Diversity and Excellence" https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/inclusive-academy

The first meeting (on chapter 1) is planned for Thursday, May 23rd, at 3:30, in the WIRB lunchroom (4190).

The second (on chapter 2) is scheduled for Thursday, June 13th, at 3:30, in the WIRB lunchroom (4190). 

Future meetings will be arranged over the rest of the summer, and we will condense later chapters.

Vist our journal club page for more information!

Inspiring Diversity in STEM

Thank you to everyone who participated to make our 22018 conference a success! Keep in touch with us on Twitter @IDSTEM to see photos from the conference and to stay up to date with our future events.

Plans are underway to expand Inspiring Diversity in STEM beyond the conference to journal/book clubs, social events, & local outreach and mentoring programs. Website also in the works. Email to get involved inspiringdiversityinstem@gmail.com