NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Present the Science for Humanity Workshop Series! The series will focus on:
– Building connections and collaborations
– Providing practical tools for decision-making and ethical science
– Celebrating the important contributions of science to the world and the humans who make it possible
Schedule of Workshops, Guest Speakers, and Events
Session 1: Navigating Through Ethical Pitfalls – A Fireside Chat with Timnit Gebru & Lauren Hayward
Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 3-4 PM ET
Have you ever wondered what ethical choices are made when humans make artificial intelligence? Join us in this fireside chat with Dr. Timnit Gebru to hear firsthand about ethical science and the challenges that may arise.
Session 2: Why Ethics Matter & How to Implement Ethics in your Research
Thursday, October 20, 2022 @ 2-4 PM ET
This workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day with a focus on human rights.
Session 3: Responsible Decision Making – Movie and Discussion
Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 5-7 PM ET
This workshop is an online film screening of The Path to Nuclear Fission: The Story of Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn (2006) followed by an online discussion with Rosemarie Reed, the director of the movie and special guest.
Session 4: Our Interconnectedness
Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 3-5 PM ET
In this workshop, we will discuss how we are all interconnected and how through collaborating with one another we can build a movement for the inclusion of all in science.
Session 5: Humans of Science – Lessons In Chemistry with Bonnie Garmus and Special Guests
Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 3-4 PM ET
The Science for Humanity workshop series will conclude with an online book club discussion with the book’s New York Times best-selling author. Purchase the book here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/677234/lessons-in-chemistry-by-bonnie-garmus/