New Kids Series Focuses on Cool Careers in STEM!

2018-19-10 | News

When I Grow Up! is TVOKids’ latest television series for children ages 6-11. The new show produced by Riverbank Pictures is all about inspiring our future leaders and helping kids make the connection between their interests, education and the exciting array of careers that use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Viewers follow Mikaela on her quest to determine what she wants to be when she grows up. Her adventures are fuelled by her curiosity and a passion for STEM.

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Re-discovering your passion through volunteering

2018-20-9 | News

If you want to learn more about volunteer opportunities with Let’s Talk Science, check out highlights at instagram.com/ltscience_ps, twitter.com/letstalkscience, or http://letstalkscience.ca/Support/Volunteer/Ways-to-Volunteer.

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STEM Activities this Fall from Let’s Talk Science

2018-17-9 | News

It’s back to school and that means excited students, parents and Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites! This fall, we’ve got plenty of opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning in your area.

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt named Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2018-13-9 | News

On September 11, The Royal Society of Canada and its Members announced this year’s new Fellows, and named the incoming class of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Winners of the Science is Beautiful Contest

2018-20-8 | News

Congratulations to Élyse D'Aoust, Isabelle Roy and Alyssa Gauthier from Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest for winning the fifth Science is Beautiful contest.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach welcomes First Nations University of Canada as 48th Outreach site

2018-21-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science Outreach welcomes the First Nations University of Canada as the 48 post-secondary site across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science celebrates our longest-standing volunteer

2018-19-6 | News

The year was 1993. Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, a young faculty member at the University of Ottawa (UOttawa), was looking for innovative ways she could teach her two graduate students. She encouraged them to go into a local high school and talk to the students about science and their own research.

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Announcing the 2018 Winners of the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards

2018-1-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science has more than 3,500 eager and enthusiastic volunteers from over 45 post-secondary institutions across Canada who are committed to enriching the lives of youth through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each year, we recognize the volunteers who have gone above and beyond with four prestigious awards to applaud their outstanding contributions to volunteerism and Let’s Talk Science.

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Announcing the National Let’s Talk Science Award Finalists

2018-20-4 | News

We are proud and grateful for the thousands of Let’s Talk Science volunteers that are working to bring STEM to life for children and youth across Canada. Every year we present the Let’s Talk Science Awards to recognize some of our top volunteers and Outreach site Coordinators. This year we also have a new award to recognize an Indigenous Outreach Project.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

2018-13-4 | News

Volunteers are at the heart of what Let’s Talk Science does. From being role models for youth at outreach events, communicating advancements in STEM on CurioCity, supporting program development behind the scenes by preparing activities and helping out in the offices, and sitting on our Board of Directors; volunteers add immense value to the organization.

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Dr. Barb Vanderhyden wins Western’s Annual Alumni Association’s Community Service Award

2018-26-3 | News

Western’s Alumni Association offers an annual awards program that recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions or communities. The Community Service Award pays tribute to a Western alumnus who has enriched the lives of others through their generous gifts of time and talent in their community.

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Lakehead University (Orillia and Thunder Bay Campuses) joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2018-12-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to welcome Lakehead University to our Outreach team this fall. There will be two sites opening – one in Orillia and one in Thunder Bay.

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Celebrating Women in STEM this International Women’s Day

2018-5-3 | News

March 8 is International Women’s Day; a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Let’s Talk Science, we believe it’s essential to connect youth with female role models working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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CanCode Funding Announcement with Minister Kirsty Duncan

2018-13-2 | News

Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan joined Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, President of Let’s Talk Science at Etobicoke’s North Kipling Junior Middle School in January to celebrate the announcement of $50 million in CanCode funding.

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Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge returns for classrooms across Canada!

2018-5-2 | News

On February 1, the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge was officially launched for Grade 6-12 classrooms across Canada.

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