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    Science World is a charitable organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout our province.

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Upcoming Events

Unveiling the Universe. Image credit: TMT International Observatory

It's time for another free Unveiling the Universe lecture! Advanced astronomical telescopes enable astronomers to look billions of years back in time to when the Universe was young. Join UBC Astronomy Professor, Paul Hickson, as he explores how a new giant telescope will work and illustrates the ways that it will advance our knowledge of the cosmos.

Wednesday, September 16
7pm–8:30pm
OMNIMAX Theatre
Free

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Innovators Speaker Series

In honour of Ada Lovelace Day, Science World invites you to celebrate women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event highlights five inspiring women who are making a big impact in STEM. Hear their thoughts on what it's like to work in STEM fields, along with their insights on how we can be part of the positive change in our environment to help cultivate talent and promote full inclusion.

This fundraiser is in support of Science World's Scientists and Innovators in the Schools program.

Tuesday, October 13
6:15pm
OMNIMAX Theatre

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