Please note that registration will open on Wednesday, September 14 the Gairdner high school event. To register please go to- http://www.cmmt.ubc.ca/sform/index.htm on September 14, 2016
This event is FREE, however, space is limited. Please ensure that you have all the final names and information of the students when registering. Only complete submissions will be processed.
The Gairdner National Program [http://www.gairdner.org/], established over 15 years ago, takes place in 16-18 academic centres across the country, is unique in the world of awards. Gairdner awardees travel across the country, from St. John's to Vancouver, to present their work and meet with students.
Please feel free to forward this information to your colleagues that might be interested as this will be a wonderful opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of science. This event is always well received by the students and teachers. See some of the comments below.
1. It has shown me that there are many different ways of achieving my career goals
2. It has made me aware of the different fields in health science, besides medical school
3. It made me want to go into research even more
4. Enjoyed the advice on pursuing a career
5. I feel more confident in my choice of courses
6. Inspirational, Motivational and an introduction to different fields
7. I learnt a lot about what happens after high school and it made me give a lot of thought about my future.
8. I learned about the daily life of researchers in a lab/ learnt about work in a lab
9. The lecture made me question what I’d really love to do
10. Opened up some options that I never thought about before
11. The wide variety of options that I learned will give me more to choose from
12. I gained knowledge about various forms of health science that will impact my choice in what to study
13. It made biology look more appealing and interesting
14. Listening to the speakers gave me more insights into their career paths and visiting the person working with biology/ computers gave me the idea to take broader classes
15. It gives me an exposure to what I want to go into
16. I was hesitant in studying Science as it is so broad; years of specialization are required. However, the lecturers inspired me to pursue this specialization.
17. The presenters motivated me towards learning science even further
18. These lectures will impact what classes I take in the future
19. The lectures were very encouraging and inspiring
20. The lectures sprouted multiple ideas of learning strategies and research
21. I have a better understanding about the goals I would like to achieve
22. I realized that jobs in the labs are not that horrible after all. And that there is more interaction than I thought