This event will be a panel discussion in Oxford showcasing the experiences of some of Oxford’s leading female scientists followed by drinks and networking. The purpose of the event is to bring together aspiring female scientists with senior leaders in their field to share positive stories and advice about how women can successfully navigate career paths in academic science. This event is funded by the Vice Chancellor’s Diversity Fund and supported by Mathematics Institute. It is intended for current undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers, early career women in science and interested alumni.
It will be held in 4th week on Thursday 6th November 2014 in the Maths Institute. The panel discussion will take place between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. The networking reception will be held from 6.30pm to 7.45pm.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Sally Mapstone, will chair the panel which is comprised of:
Fran Ashcroft – Professor of Physiology
Katherine Blundell – Professor of Astrophysics
Sadie Creese – Professor of Cybersecurity
Dame Frances Kirwan DBE – Professor of Mathematics
Susan Lea – Professor of Chemical Pathology; Microbiology
Kia Nobre – Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Irene Tracy –Professor of Anaesthetic Science
The event is a free event, but places are limited and registration is required. Booking is now live and details on how to book can be found here: https://www.alumniweb.ox.ac.uk/alumni-/events/alumni-events/womeninsciencemain