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STEM Equals Launch Celebration

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University of Strathclyde,The Technology and Innovation Centre

99 George Street

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STEM Equals: Creating more inclusive STEM communities

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Please join us to celebrate the launch of the STEM Equals project at the University of Strathclyde!

When: Monday 28th October, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Where: Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) at the University of Strahtclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

Coffee/tea served from 3:00pm-3:30pm; Following the event, please join us for a wine reception from 5:30-6:30pm

Free event; Spaces limited; Registration required

About the event: A panel of speakers will discuss working cultures in STEM, diversity in STEM, and the work that needs to be done to create more inclusive STEM communities within academia and industry.

Welcome by Professor Scott MacGregor, Vice Principle, University of Strathclyde

Introduction to the EPSRC Inclusion Matters initative, Laura Watkin and Ciara McLoone

Speakers:

Professor Becky Lunn, MBE, Professor and Head of the Centre for Ground Engineering and Energy Geosciences, University of Strathclyde

Professor Ijeoma F. Uchegbu, Pro-Vice Provost, Africa and The Middle East, Chair in Pharmaceutical Nanoscience, UCL

Dr Ben Britton, Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director, Centre for Nuclear Engineering, Lead, Experimental Micromechanics Group, Imperial College London

Dr Brynley Pearlstone, Physicist and founder/host of SciCurious podcast

Alasdair E Henderson, Global Director HR Business Partnering, BAM Nuttall

Zoë Davidson, PhD student, Physics, and founder of Equality, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Physics, University of Strathclyde

Access: There is level access into the building, lifts available, and accessible, gender-neutral toilets. Please find additional details about the accessibility of the venue online. Please email STEMEquals@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific access requirements by Friday 4th October.

Transportation: Details about how to get to the event venue by bike, bus, rail, or car are available online. Please note, dedicated parking is not available for this event.

Childcare: For those who require childcare during the event, please email STEMEquals@strath.ac.uk by Friday 4th October.

About STEM Equals: The STEM Equals project is a four year research and impact project focused on women and LGBT people in STEM in both academia and in industry. Through an intersectional lens, the project focuses on working cultures within higher education and industry, including better understanding the experiences of and addressing systemic inequalities faced by women and LGBT staff in STEM disciplines. The project industry partner is BAM Nuttall and the project is funded by EPSRC under the Inclusion Matters initiative, with matched funding from the University of Strathclyde. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/STEMEquals and, launching in October, our website will be: www.stemequals.ac.uk

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