Celebrating Women in Chemistry Conference and Careers Event 2022

Celebrating Women in Chemistry Conference and Careers Event 2022

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Great Hall, Trent Building

University Park Campus, University of Nottingham



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Celebrating Women in Chemistry Conference and Careers Event 2022 - bringing together the scientific community to celebrate women chemists

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Celebrating Women in Chemistry 2022

The Women in Chemistry Group are excited to bring you the 4th annual 'Celebrating Women in Chemistry Conference and Careers Event'. We are delighted to welcome you back to an in-person event at the University of Nottingham, hosted in the iconic Trent Building. The conference will bring together both delegates and inspiring role models from within the chemistry community to celebrate International Women's Day and showcase the contributions women have made to chemistry.

Guest speakers:

  • Prof. Katharine Reid - University of Nottingham
  • Dr. Pooja Goddard - Loughborough University
  • Aurélie Chabrun - Charnwood Molecular
  • Dr. Anna Zhenova - Green Rose Chemistry
  • Dr. Charlotte Crowhurst - Potter Clarkson LLP

Along with our inspirational speakers, providing insights into their research and personal career path, we also have activities to explore various perspectives of equality and diversity within STEM including:

  • Opportunities for young researchers of all genders to present posters in our poster competition.
  • 'MOMENTUM: The Time Domination Experience' workshop by Dr. Hannah Roberts - a career specialised coach for scientists and professional women.
  • Networking with various companies to find out more information about career opportunities.
  • Q&A panel session chaired by Prof. Zoe Wilson, the University of Nottingham's Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Science.
  • Closing remarks by Prof. Robert Mokaya OBE, the University of Nottingham's Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement.
  • Opportunities for discussion and networking with fellow delegates.

Poster Competition:

Prizes for the competition are kindly supported by our sponsors Potter Clarkson and SCI:

1st prize: £75 Amazon voucher

2nd Prize: £50 Amazon voucher

3rd prize: £25 Amazon voucher

All winners will also receive student membership to the SCI - The Society of Chemical Industry.

Please send poster abstract submission to:


The deadline for abstract submission is 4:00 pm Friday 25th February 2022. Please use the word "Abstract" as the subject of your email and abstracts should be submitted as a word.docx file.

The abstract template can be downloaded by scanning the QR code below. Abstracts are limited to 1 portrait A4 page, font Georgia, font size 11 and should include:

  • Poster title, author(s) and affiliation(s)
  • Email address for lead author
  • Research summary which can include a figure
  • Relevant references (RSC format)

For more information on the event, please keep an eye out on our Twitter and Instagram (@wic_uon).

Check out our new website: https://pc-womeninchemistry.wixsite.com/wicuon

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us by email:


We look forward to celebrating with you!

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