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Lab begins open research blog to examine the interplay between impressions of science and impressions of creativity.

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Working with Marie-Claire Shanahan from the University of Calgary, the lab is currently working on a grant proposal that aims to study children’s impressions around concepts of creativity and science. The general idea (or gist) of the research is summarized as follows: Science is a creative endeavor. This is obvious…

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Michael Smith Laboratories: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY WORKSHOP, June 10th to 14th, 2013. Registration now open.

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(Click here to download pdf poster) To inquire about registration, please contact Dr. David Ng at db@interchange.ubc.ca Note that all registration fees are put towards our lab’s numerous science outreach programs. (1) ONE WEEK VERSION Dates: June 10th to June 14th, 2013 (5 days: Monday to Friday) Price: CAN$1400 (does not include…

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PRESS RELEASE: UBC researchers seek to engage students in STEM careers with science outreach toolkit

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Outreach programs that offer a taste of real-world science and pair secondary students with enthusiastic young researchers are key to promoting careers in science and technology, according to University of British Columbia researchers. In a paper published this week in PLoS Computational Biology, UBC researchers document their work on the Genomics…

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Here and there…

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Don’t usually publicize these things, but I (David) will be giving a few talks in the next little while that should be fun (as is tradition, I promise to insert a little Chewbacca into all of these talks). In particular, I’ll be in New York for a few days, and…

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