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February 13, 2020

Infectious diseases, especially ones that emerge from wildlife, have always fascinated me. When I started my PhD in 2014, the ebola virus outbreak was wreaking havoc in West Africa. Soon after, I became interested in studying neglected wildlife virus reservoirs and und...

October 23, 2019

The Membership Directory is now live and accessible to all members!

(Not available to the public)

For the past year, STAN has been working on refining our database in order to bring you this wonderful new tool. During the summer months, a representative of STAN emailed...

October 17, 2019

Consider this …

  • Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer for having written an algorithm that would allow a machine to carry out complex tasks that had not been pre-programmed.

  • Harriet Brooks Pitcher received her master’s degree in 1901; her wor...

August 22, 2019

In STAN's June blog post, Nathaniel Whelan highlighted the 2019 STAN Conference panel “Science as a Human Right”. Whelan pointed towards the panelists’ assertion that if science is a human right, then the right being protected is curiosity, commenting that “In the cont...

August 12, 2019

If you’re planning on visiting the ByWard Market on September 14, 2019, you may find yourself immersed in a world of science, as 12 female researchers take science to the streets of Ottawa. The first Soapbox Science event held in Ottawa will showcase the incredible wor...

On 19 May 2019, during an opening address at the Collision Conference, Toronto (the largest tech gathering in Canada that brought 25,000 people together), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about how our tech future is going to be disruptive and that we will need to t...

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