WISEST:  Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science & Technology is a unit of the University of Alberta that has dedicated over 30 years to empowering women in the fields of science, engineering and technology.

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Shell presents WISEST's 2015 Annual Lecture and Symposium - March 13th

WISEST is pleased to offer an afternoon of professional development delivered by Informed Opinions and WinSETT and an inspiring evening with keynote speaker, Dr. Torah Kachur, geneticist, science columnist, and radio host.  Learn more and get tickets here.

Apply to our Summer Research Program

Grade 11 students interested in the opportunity of a life time are invited to apply to our 2015 Summer Research Program. Learn more about this exceptional program and how to apply here.


  1. Pederson Awarded Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award

    December 08 2014

    Long time WISEST volunteer, Ingrid Pederson, P.Eng., receives prestigious award for her amazing volunteer work in our community.

  2. Gladstone Lends Expertise to NASA

    October 22 2014

    UofA's Jeanette Gladstone discusses her knowledge of ultraluminous X-ray sources and neutron stars with NASA to support announcement of a new discovery.

  3. Klawe speaks at WISEST's Annual Lecture

    June 12 2014

    Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College, shares her success at WISEST's May 29th Annual Lecture and Inaugural Symposium.

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