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Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

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

Time:
12:00 - 13:00
Date:
6 March 2012
Venue:
Building 44, Room 1057

Event details

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.

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/womensday/wiset_seminar.html

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.

Sarah J Caddick PhD, is Neuroscience Adviser to Lord Sainsbury of Turville and his charitable organisation, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. Formerly the Executive Director of the Centre for Neuroscience Initiatives at Columbia University Medical Centre, she is a neuroscientist who has held leadership roles in private and public grant-making organisations where she has been responsible for the development, oversight and restructuring of strategic, programmatic, operational and grant-making activities. She had advised a number of individuals and Foundations on their philanthropy in science and has sat on various boards and committees in the US. She currently serves on the scientific boards of the Science Museum (London) and the Aston Center for Brain Science and is a governor/trustee of Insight (mental health charity), New York Academy of Sciences UK Charitable Foundation and the Governing Council of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. She is also a member of the Brain Trust group for TED. Before pursuing a career in medical and scientific grant-making and policy, she conducted biomedical research at Duke University Medical Center and the Medical College of Virginia. She holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Southampton and a BSc in biology (Honors in neuroscience and genetics) from the University of Portsmouth.

Light refreshments will be available before the seminar

To book a place, please email Sunny Takhar: S.Takhar@soton.ac.uk

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