Women in Science & Engineering networking event

General event

Women in Science & Engineering networking event

  • Event time: 9:00am
  • Event date: 20th April 2012
  • Location: Lecture Theatre T250, Joseph Black Building

Event details

Please join us for Women in Science and Engineering, a one-day networking event that is open to all male and female academic staff, fellows, postdocs and PhD students.

Programme

Presentations from invited speakers

Poster sessions

Breakā€out discussion sessions

Discussions on various aspects of a career in SET for women:

  • Barriers to career progression
  • Funding climate in the UK
  • Work/life balance
  • Maternity/paternity leave issues
  • Academic vs. Industrial careers

Confirmed speakers so far

Prof Sally Price, Department of Chemistry, University College London

Fiona Rutherford, Shell Global Solutions, Netherlands

Prof Julia Buckingham, Centre for Integrated Mammalian and Physiology and Pharmacology, Imperial College London

Find out more

Carole.Morrison [at] ed.ac.uk

Further information

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