Bioscience Education Canada (BEC) is a national non-profit charitable organization with a mandate to improve the quality of bioscience education in Canadian schools and encourage more young Canadians to pursue studies and careers of Canada's growing bioeconomy. Our mission with our partners is to build a 'made in Canada' solution to the education of young people and to better inform the public about biotechnology.
If you would like to help us promote Bioscience Education in Canadian high schools please make your donation here.
Lectures and Workshops for High School Students, Wed, Feb 20, 2013 McMaster University
Dear Biology Teachers in the Southwestern Ontario,
With the generous support of Merck, Bioscience Education Canada (BEC) is proud to collaborate with the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership to present this free series of bioscience lectures and workshops for high school students. While sessions are designed to make students aware of local research that is related to their science curriculum there is a career awareness component as well. Speakers are asked to describe their own career paths. The host institutions are able to demonstrate their strengths and look on this as a recruitment opportunity, so campus tours might be a possibility by arrangement. Continue reading... _________________________________________________________________________________
Barreto and Gibson join BEC Patronsâ€™ Council
Toronto, Dec. 3, 2012 -- Dr. Luis Barreto, of Toronto, and John Gibson, of Markham, have joined the Patrons Council of Bioscience Education Canada (BEC), Jeff Graham, Chair of the BEC Board of Directors, announced today. Continue reading... _________________________________________________________________________________
Lab Tools for Schools (LTFS) Program
Bioscience Education Canada has started a new initiative, in cooperation with Life Sciences Ontario. We are collecting surplus laboratory equipment in good, working order or requiring minor repair - to create traveling biotechnology toolkits for high schools in the Greater Toronto Area.
We are also accepting cash donations to support delivery and upkeep of the program.
For further enquiries, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 416-640-0206.
To find out what tools we are looking for, and learn more about the Lab Tools for Schools Program.
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Learn about the Ontario Science Centre â€œWeston Youth Innovation Awardâ€ which is given annually by the Ontario Science Centre to encourage and recognize young Canadian innovators. _________________________________________________________________________________