March 2019

Archive for March, 2019

STEM 2020 Conference at UBC

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

My colleagues and I have been working for month on organizing the next STEM in Education Conference here at UBC in the summer of 2020. This is the second time we will be hosting this conference here in Vancouver. This international conference is the result of the original collaboration between three universities: Queensland University of […]

41st UBC Physics Olympics – Reflections

Monday, March 11th, 2019

This Saturday, on March 9, 2019 we held our 41st UBC Physics Olympics. More than 730 BC secondary students participated in the events. They represented 72 teams from all over British Columbia who worked tirelessly for months to create their pre-builds, prepare for the Fermi Question and Quizzics competitions, and get ready for the hands-on […]

41st UBC Physics Olympics

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

physics olympics-2019 poster For the past half a year, my colleagues from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and I have been working together on organizing the 41st UBC Physics Olympics. This is an annual event that has become a tradition. It is also a unique opportunity to bring together physics teachers from all over […]

Reflections on my Faber Residency Experience

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

The post below is edited from my reflections on Faber Residency Experience: I have heard about Faber Residency from a colleague, who was a Faber resident in 2018 and recommended me to apply. At first, I dismissed this idea. Being a scientist and a science educator, I have never heard of residencies for people like […]

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