'Women in Science' with Professor Alice Roberts

Locations
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Date(s)
Tuesday 11th March 2014 (13:00-14:00)
Contact

Jennie Lapworth
Email: equality@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Tel: 0121 414 8883

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Professor of Public Engagement in Science, AliceRoberts, introduces a talk and discussion on the subject of ‘Women in Science’,a subject that she recently spoke about at the Young Woman Engineer of the Yearawards, 2013, and more recently, on Newsnight. Less than 20% of professors inscience and engineering are women; Alice asks why scientific careers arefailing to recruit and retain women. 

The talk is free to attend butregistration is essential. Please register by sending an email to j.lapworth@bham.ac.uk