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Women in Science: The Challenge

Posted: 7th October 2015
Professor Andrea M Nolan OBE, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
invites you toWomen in Science: The Challenge
with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE
from the BBC’s “Sky at Night”maggie

With science and technology playing such a critical role in our lives why do so few girls take up careers in STEM (science technology engineering and Maths)? Maggie will explore why we need women in these areas and outline the three pronged approach that she is undertaking to encourage everyone to take up these subjects, discussing what we can do to develop a technological future for us all.

Find more information on Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock on the BBC website.

The lecture will be followed by a networking drinks reception.

Tuesday 13 October 2015
6 – 8pm (lecture 6 – 7pm)
Riady Lecture Theatre
Craiglockhart Campus

The lecture is free but please register your attendance by sending an email to




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