Monthly Archives: March 2013

Women in Physics: Past, Present, and Future

The Second Annual Science and Technology in Society Day celebrated International Women’s Day with a truly stellar event, featuring one of the foremost scientists in the world. It was held at the Perimeter Institute and brought students from both the University of Waterloo and Laurier together to discuss the role of women in science.

International Women’s Day: A time to reflect on women in science

Professor Carla Fehr discusses the importance of gender equity and diversity in science and technology for promoting excellence in research.

“Research communities that are diverse and run on democratic principles simply do better science…Diversity in scientific communities also helps ensure the work meets the broader needs of society and public welfare”