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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science   In honour of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, the University of Ottawa’s Office of the Vice-President, Research and the Faculty of Science are hosting a panel discussion inspired by...

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Director Claire Deschênes doubly honored in 2019

Director Claire Deschênes doubly honored in 2019 CIWES-ICFIS warmly congratulates Director Claire Deschênes on her appointment as Member (CM) of the Order of Canada on June 27, 2019. This appointment highlights her contribution to research and teaching in mechanical...

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Our president Monique (Aubry) Frize publishes her memoirs

Our president Monique (Aubry) Frize publishes her memoirs“A Woman in Engineering : Memoirs of a Trailblazer. An Autobiography” , Foreword by Ruby Heap, University of Ottawa Press 2019Monique Frize is an acclaimed biomedical engineer and a important actor in favor of...

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CIWES-ICFIS new Directors

CIWES-ICFIS New Directors The organisation is expanding to increase its impact. On April 1st 2020, CIWES-ICFIS was pleased to welcome three new directors: Troy Eller English (archivist for the Society of Women Engineers, based at Wayne State University in Detroit),...

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Workshop 2019

Building The Canadian Archive of Women in STEM/Archives Canadiennes des femmes en STIM: The Next PhaseOn October 4th 2019, CIWES hosted a workshop entitled “Building The Canadian Archive of Women in STEM/ Archives canadiennes des femmes en STIM: The Next Phase” at the...

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New vision, new structure, new name

New vision, new structure, new name On June 24 2019, the Institute held a strategic planning with partner organisations which had worked and / or supported the Institute’s program and projects. Some of the key outcomes are: The main goal of the Institute was...

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Research Committee, Report 2017-2018

Research Committee, Report 2017 - 2018 Creating the Memories and Celebrating the Legacy of the Bold and the Brave: Building the Archives of Women Scientists and Engineers in Canada 1. The first steps: Both 2017 and 2018 have been very busy years on the research front....

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Archives Workshop 2014

News Creating the Memories and Celebrating the Legacy of the Bold and the Brave: Building the Archives of Women Scientists and Engineers in Canada BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE: The history of women scientists and engineers in Canada is still in its infancy. This can be...

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