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Science Encounter: Why Sex & Gender Matter in Cardiovascular Research - Feb. 28/20

On behalf of the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Ontario) and the Educational Research Unit on Scientific Culture, join us on February 28, 2020 from 12 to 1 PM for a Science Encounter with Amy Johnston, a PhD student with the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa  and a trainee with the Brain Heart Nexus Research Program, University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

This presentation will discuss the difference between sex and gender, provide an overview of what is known about sex and gender differences in cardiovascular health and will highlight the importance of furthering this type of research.

 This encounter will take place on Friday, February 28th from 12-1 p.m. in Colonel By (CBY), room A707.

Lunch will be served but we ask that you bring your own reusable water bottle / drink.

Please RSVP by February 26th at this link: http://bit.ly/AmyJohnston

Best Wishes,

Shelina (on behalf of the team Le génie au service des femmes: Rethinking the Faces and Spaces of Engineering)

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