Presenting the 2017 Let’s Talk Science Volunteer award finalists

2017-28-4 | News

Volunteering at Let’s Talk Science comes with many benefits, including increased confidence and communication skills. Our volunteers also are encouraged to innovate and bring new ideas to the table.

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Let’s Talk Science Alumni, Deborah Saucier, tackles new role as president of MacEwan University

2017-18-4 | News

Let’s Talk Science congratulates one of our supporters and alumni, Dr. Deborah Saucier, on her new role as president of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta starting July 1, 2017

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How an astronaut contender benefited from his volunteer work with Let’s Talk Science

2017-10-4 | News

“I think my volunteer work was helpful in the recruitment process. The CSA recognizes the Let’s Talk Science name and knows what it takes to run an activity for them,” says Persad. “It helped to say I volunteer for an organization that brings science to youth and the general public.”

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the 2017 Purvis Memorial Award

2017-30-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to announce that President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, is the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Purvis Memorial Award, presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and awarded at the annual CIC-SCI Canada Awards Dinner in Toronto, Ontario, March 30, 2017.

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Mazen Saleh, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at Laurentian University

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

As a faculty member at Laurentian, Mazen uses his knowledge and experience to inspire high school students during lab tours on campus.

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Shamisa Honarmand, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McGill University

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Mentoring high school students is a rewarding experience for both the high school students and the post-secondary volunteers.

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Amanda Obodovsky (Papadimos), Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Calgary, AB

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Amanda hopes to inspire students to pursue a career in science.

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Linda Jewell, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity and Outreach Volunteer

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Linda is a long-time Let’s Talk Science volunteer. As an Outreach volunteer, Site Coordinator, and CurioCity volunteer she has been inspiring youth for over a decade.

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Thomas McIntyre, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of Alberta

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

Thomas has experienced the joy of seeing students succeed in science.

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Billy Nicoll, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer in Cambridge Bay, NU

2017-27-3 | Featured Volunteers

In the northern territory of Nunavut, Billy provides a fun atmosphere that brings relevant science to life for students.

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Rachel Hems, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Toronto

2017-24-3 | Featured Volunteers

Rachel has increased her reach to youth by becoming a volunteer writer for CurioCity.

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Kofi Adasi, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Alberta

2017-23-3 | Featured Volunteers

Kofi Adasi, Let’s Talk Science Outreach and CurioCity Volunteer at University of Alberta

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DNA barcoding action project brings science to life for students

2017-2-3 | News

This past fall, high school students across Canada became citizen scientists with CurioCity’s Fish Market Survey Action Project. The perfect mixture of modern science, intrigue – all this project needed was an educator’s touch to bring it to life.

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Brock University Joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2017-21-2 | News

Let’s Talk Science welcomed Brock University as our 43rd national Outreach site this fall.

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Where There’s a WIL, There’s a Way

2017-13-2 | News

Let’s Talk Science supports post-secondary students with WIL (work-integrated learning) so they can hone the job skills they need for future success. More than 50 students have finished placements with Let’s Talk Science over the years and the organization will continue to engage students with programs including internships, co-op placements and alternative field experiences.

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