On March 19th, the Liberal federal government announced its fourth budget, ahead of the November federal election. After careful reading of this document, the CSMB Trainee Committee published this response. + + +
Congratulations to CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe, who will receive the 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Dr. Imogen R. Coe was the founding dean of the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University (2012-2018). She is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology, and an affiliate scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre, at St. Michael’s Hospital, where her research group studies the biology of drug transporters which are proteins that facilitate the entry into cells of anti-cancer and anti-viral drugs. She is also the Vice-President of the Canadian Molecular Biosciences Society. + + +
Read two recent articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Dr. Imogen Coe:
“This is not a woman’s issue; this is a human rights issue”: U of T groups host panel on diversity in STEM Advocates discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Canadian STEM research in The Varsity, University of Toronto’s student paper
International Women’s Day: will the drive for gender equity get past institutional resistance?
On International Women’s Day, Jocalyn Clark and Imogen Coe ask why universities have been so slow to adopt meaningful change to improve gender representation in Times Higher Education (article if free, but site registration is required for access)