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.

WISEST Notice Board

WISEST is Seeking a Co-Chair

We are thrilled that our Chair, Denise Hemmings, will be continuing on with WISEST.  However, we are now seeking a Co-Chair to work with Denise and to step into an exciting leadership role!  Learn more about our Advisory Board and what a leadership role with WISEST would look like here.  Interested individuals can email denise.hemmings@ualberta.ca

SET Conference Postponed until 2015

WISEST will not be holding our annual SET Conference for high school girls this fall.  You can expect to see our next SET Conference be available in November, 2015.

Volunteers Needed to Inspire Youth in Wood Buffalo Region

Our Tales From the Science Buffalo Program incorporates Aboriginal Ways of Knowing into the Grade 6 science curriculum and introduces students to potential science careers.  We are seeking volunteers (stipend provided) to assist us in delivering this amazing program in Northern Alberta.  Learn more here.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Margaret-Ann Armour waxes philosophical

    March 16 2014

    In an inspiring interview, Margaret-Ann Armour shares her insights.

  4. »more

Up Coming Events

  1. interview with William

    October 29

    10:00 - 11:00 AM

  2. Interview with Amelia

    October 29

    03:30 - 04:30 PM

  3. Kid's Festival of Ideas - Enterprise Square

    November 22

    11:00 - 02:00 PM

  4. »more

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