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Biological Sciences

Finding Ada in Southampton – who is your female scientist role model? Event

Ada Lovelace
13:00 - 16:00
15 October 2014
Building 85/ Room 2207 University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Dr Judith Lock on 02380594312 or email .

Event details

This event will take place on 15th October, as part of the Ada Lovelace day celebrations that are taking place across the UK. It’s a free event, taking place in 85/2207 from 1-4pm, with refreshments.

Come along for an opportunity to hear about how Ada inspired the career of Dr Honora Smith, a member of staff at the university who is related to Ada. You can also be inspired by and have your perceptions changed by women who work in the Centre for Biological Sciences, from PhD students to lecturers. In advance, please think of a woman who has inspired you and why.

13:00 Welcome and refreshments

13:05 My inspiration from Ada (Dr Honora Smith)

13:30 Athena Swan agenda in the Centre for Biological Sciences (Dr Alan Marchant)

13:50 Life as a PhD student (Fabrizia Ratto)

Activity (describe a scientist, lecturer etc.)

14:55 Life as a Postdoc (Dr Erika Parkinson)

15:10 Life as a Lecturer (Dr Mariana Vargas-Caballero)

15:25 Activity (LeanIn video and inspirational women)

16:00 Close

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