Month: July 2021

Making Biochem More Accessible: the Virtual Biochemistry Day Outreach Event for High School Students

Making Biochem More Accessible: the Virtual Biochemistry Day Outreach Event for High School Students

Written by Kate Jiang On March 24th, 2021, the Department of Biochemistry‚Äôs Wellness, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (WIDE) committee held their virtual Biochemistry Day for high school students across Toronto. Biochemistry Day is an outreach initiative for students from underserved areas to learn more about 

Equity Leads to More Impactful Science

Equity Leads to More Impactful Science

Image credit: Andy Brunning/Compound Interest Written by: Alison Mao and Mikaela Palandra (Biochemistry WIDE Committee) Considering the benefits of diversity in science, it is essential for institutions to take steps to promote the inclusion of underrepresented groups. Our first article in the Equity, Diversity, and