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9:00 am

Public Speaking and Presentation Mastery

May 8, 2019, 2019
Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent road
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Master the art of polished and professional presentation skills through this interactive half-day workshop.  This session will help you move your presentation skills from good to great by teaching you how to push your own boundaries.  Participants will learn presentation skills that are based on neurological and psychological principles that are designed to increase retention while influencing an audience.  This…

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2:30 pm

Career Connect: AbCellera

May 8, 2019, 2019
AbCellera, 2215 Yukon Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1L2 Canada
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Career connect AbCellera

We are super excited to have AbCellera host their second Career Connect event this year with SBN. Don't miss out on this opportunity! About this Event Back by popular demand - Career Connect: AbCellera! If you missed out on the first event, don't miss this one! AbCellera is a rapidly-expanding biotech company located in the heart of Vancouver. AbCellera combines cutting-edge…

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5:30 pm

Pathology Arts Gala 2019

May 8, 2019, 2019
UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre, 2750 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4M2 Canada
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Join us for the annual Arts Gala. This year will include performances, arts & crafts, food & drinks , and trivia. About this Event Take a mid-week break to enjoy some fun arts, crafts, music, and trivia. This year we want to include everyone in bringing together scientists and artist of the department to display their many talents. All are…

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6:00 pm

SFU Café Scientifique: The Science Behind Viruses and Treatments

May 8, 2019, 2019
Burnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, BC V5H 4N5 Canada
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“How Do Vaccines Work?” With Dr. Mark Brockman Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Vaccines have contributed to dramatic declines in illness due to pathogens. Recent outbreaks of Measles and other vaccine-preventable infections highlight the vital role that they play in our healthcare system. Mark Brockman will introduce the science behind vaccines and discuss how they help to…

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8:00 pm

Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Journeys.

May 8, 2019, 2019
Pizzeria Barbarella, 654 E Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X6

Artist / Astronaut. Watercolour / Triops. Cancer / Costume. Movement / Music. What are the journeys taken, and the art+science stories behind them? Our #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science. Meet, discover, connect, create. Are you curious? Join us at "Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Journeys." to explore how art and science intersect in…

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