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Institute for Life Sciences

WiSET Seminar - 'Making it up as you go along' Event

12:00 - 13:00
6 March 2012
Lecture Theatre 1057, Building 44, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Event details

As part of the International Women's Day events, the Steering Committee of WISET (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology) within the University of Southampton is delighted to announce that Dr Sarah J Caddick, Neuroscience Adviser to Lord Sainsbury of Turville (The Gatsby Charitable Foundation) will be talking in Lecture Theatre 1057, Building 44, Highfield Campus 12-13:00 on Tuesday 6th March. She will share her experience about her journey in Academia and advice from the strategic prestigious position that she holds now.

About Sarah
Formerly the Executive Director of the Centre for Neuroscience Initiatives at Columbia University, Dr Caddick is currently Lord Sainsbury of Turville's adviser on neuroscience. She has held leadership roles in several grant-making organisations and advises individuals and foundations on their philanthropy in science. She serves on the NYAS UK Charitable Foundation Board of Governors and the Governing Council for the Sainsbury-Wellcome Centre, and holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Southampton.

More about WiSET
The University of Southampton Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) group was launched in 2002 and has been involved in a number of activities to support and enable the success of women in the University. It has been involved in a review of the promotion of women, Action Learning Sets, childcare survey, the development of mentoring networks, the University's Equal Pay Review Board, Diversity and ATHENA SWAN Charter activities.

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