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Ada Lovelace Day 2017 - Screening of 'A Chemical Imbalance' and discussion...

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James Clerk Maxwell Building, The University of Edinburgh

Lecture Theatre B

Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Kings Buildings

Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3FD

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Come join the international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths for Ada Lovelace Day 2017.

This third and final session for #ALD2017 starts at 5.15pm with an introduction from Professor Polly Arnold, the Crum Brown Chair of Chemistry, before a special film screening of 'A Chemical Imbalance'.

'A Chemical Imbalance' is a short documentary film and book that ask why Edinburgh has such a long history of successful female chemists, and why women are still under-represented in all science fields.

Following the film, Anne-Marie Scott will chair a panel discussion of the issues raised in the film; namely the low participation of Women in STEM fields and equality in the workplace.

The confirmed panellists are:

  • Professor Jane Norman FMedSci, FRSE, Professor of Maternal and Fetal Health, Deputy Director Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh.

Programme (subject to alteration):

  • 5pm to 5.15pm - Housekeeping and Welcome.
  • 5.15pm to 5.30pm - Introduction from Polly Arnold.
  • 5.30pm to 5.45pm - Screening of 'A Chemical Imbalance'.
  • 5.45pm to 6.15pm - Panel discussion chaired by Anne-Marie Scott, Head of Digital Learning and Applications at the University of Edinburgh.
  • 6.15pm - Close.


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James Clerk Maxwell Building, The University of Edinburgh

Lecture Theatre B

Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Kings Buildings

Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3FD

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