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Join the School of Chemistry for an afternoon of activities

04 Mar 2019

Mark International Women's Day #BalanceforBetter with the School of Chemistry


The School of Chemistry will honour International Women’s Day on Friday, 8 March with an afternoon of activities. Join speakers, previous students and researchers from the department for talks, panel sessions, an exhibition and networking.

The day will include a choice of two panel sessions, which are bookable in advance:

  • Pursing a Career in Academia with Professor Sarah Heath, Professor Sabine Flitsch, Dr Louise Natrajan and Dr Imogen Riddell
  • Pursing a Career outside of Academia with a Chemistry Background with Danielle Hignett, Dr Alison Drasdo, Dr Elizabeth Boreham, Dr Claire Woon and others to be announced
  • Maintaining a Work-Life Balance with Dr Rebecca Harvey, Elizabeth Maingi, Dr Ben Carter and Kristy Turner
  • Developing Confidence and Influence with Autumn Rudd and others to be announced

The schedule is as follows (you don’t need to attend the whole event):

  • 12:30 – 1:00pm: Registration and exhibition
  • 1:00 – 2:00pm: Keynote lectures by Dr Kristy Turner and Professor Serena Corr
  • 2:00pm – 2.30pm: Refreshments
  • 2.30pm – 3.30pm: Panel sessions
  • 3.30 – 4:30pm: Exhibition, networking and wine reception

This free event is open to all and takes place on Friday, 8 March, 12:30pm – 4.30pm in the Chemistry Building.  

Book your place on this free event now.