National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day, September 30th

Truth and Reconciliation day honours the resilience of Indigenous survivors, families, and communities impacted by residential schools, and who continue to experience the negative effects of colonialism. The day also ensures that the legacy of those survivors and the children who did not return home, and the history of residential schools is not forgotten, by […]

The National Network of NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering has officially launched a website

We’re excited to announce that the National Network of NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering has officially launched a website! If you’re looking for more information on the Network or any of the individual Chair programs, this is the place to go. You’ll also find resources created by the Network or Chair programs, […]

iSTAND Director, Dr. Jennifer Jakobi named new NSERC Chair

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Jakobi on being announced as the new NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program for BC and Yukon! See the official announcement here! Dr. Jakobi will be leading the the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WWEST) Program. For exciting news, events, and learning opportunities, visit their […]

Summer Camps 2022

iSTAND is excited to present summer STEM camps for grades K – 3! Six camps are available from June 27th – August 5th. Check it out here!

STEM Education During COVID

iSTAND Director Dr. Jenn Jakobi spoke to UBCO News about the barriers students, parents and teachers face and the importance of supporting STEM education during a pandemic. Head over to our resource page to read the full article!