Events Calendar

A list of upcoming E&D Committee meetings and events which may be of interest. THIS IS NO LONGER KEPT UP-TO-DATE. Contact members of the E&D Committee or the EDI Unit for upcoming events.

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2018 Events



February 15 6pm Attenborough Hidden Figures film screening
28 12-2 Loughborough University School of Science Joint Women in Science lunch
May 1 12-2 Loughborough University

'Science in a spin'  &

'Women in leadership'

talks by Prof Sarah Thompson, Univ York Physics

31 1pm Physics & Astronomy Leicester Women in Physics: graduate career paths

2017 Events



February 3 2pm Informatics Dept. Seminar: Prof. Ursula Martin speaking about Ada Lovelace
14 4pm Physics LTD LGBT+ History Month: create a poster of LGBT rights around the world (poster on display all month)
16 10am Seminar Room N CSE Gender Equality Working Group
28 6pm Royal Society, London OUT in STEM 2017 (registration required)
March 6-10

International Women's Day: various campus events, see brochure
8 3pm LT A Seminar: Prof. Louise Harra (UCL) followed by International Women's Day celebration tea
9 7pm Odeon Leicester

Film screening: Hidden Figures

with pre-film talks by Prof. Emma Bunce and Dr. Jane Pilcher

23-26 Oxford University Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (application required)
29 1-4pm Stamford Court UoL Equalities Summit
April 29 6pm webinar Women of Color in the STEM Professoriate, panel discussion hosted by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
May 9 7pm Royal Observatory Greenwich, London

The Glass Universe: the extraordinary women of Harvard and Greenwich (ticketed)

Dava Sobel in conversation with Marek Kukula

16 10am F10/11 tbc E&D Committee meeting

17 10-4 King's College London IOP Juno Practitioner's Meeting (registration required)
June 14 2.30-4pm Daphnet webinar Progressing female talent in academic institutions
21 11-1 CW 4th floor Athena SWAN workshop, presentation by Imperial College equalities unit (free, but please register with equalities)
28 12-1 F10 E&D committee meeting
28 2-2.45 LTC Leicester Women in Physics kick-off meeting
July 6,7 UoL campus launch of DisabledGo

16 Univ. Birmingham IUPAP Int'l Conf. on women in Physics (application for UK team required)
October 11 2pm LTD Leicester Women in Physics meeting

18 6.30pm Bennett LT Angela Saini author visit and book signing "Inferior: how science got women wrong"
20 IOP London IOP Juno Excellence award launch
November 16 10-4 RS London Royal Society Diversity Conference

29 1pm LTD Leicester Women in Physics meeting



2016 Events

January 25th 10am F10 Dept. Equality & Diversity Working Group (EDWG) Meeting
January 27th 5.15pm Library seminar rm

Seminar by Prof Daniel Brown

Physics, physicality and females: James Clerk Maxwell's lectures to women on physical science

January 28th all day IOP Juno panel members visit the dept.
February 4th 12noon
University Women's Forum
February 9th 6:30pm The Royal Society, London Out in STEM: panel discussion
February 12th 2pm
University Equalities Committee (closed meeting)
March 2nd all day Bristol University IOP Juno Practitioners Meeting (closed)
March 5th OxFEST
March 8-18th Physics front corridor Space Girls Space Women photographic exhibition
March 8th 12-1pm Charles Wilson University International Women's Day celebration. With speech by Danielle Brown and conferring of awards.
March 8th 3-5pm
LTB/foyer International Women's Day: Prof. Dame Julia Slingo opens the Space Girls Space Women exhibition (free public event)
March 10th 6.30pm The Royal Society Women writing science: a panel discussion (free ticketed event)
March 17-20th Oxford University Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (by application)
April 20th 10am College Athena SWAN Working Group (closed meeting)
April 20th 6.30pm The Royal Society A life in health - in conversation with Dame Sally Davies (ticketed)
April 21st 12noon Centre for Medicine

Seminar by Prof Paul Walton

Equality for women in universities: sometime, now or never?

May 3rd 11am F10 Dept. EDWG Meeting
May 4th 12-1pm Charles Wilson University Women's Forum
May 9th-13th Autism awareness week. Various events organised by the student Autistic Spectrum Society.
May 11th 5.30pm Loughborough University

Talk by Dr. Helen Czerski

The bubble: good in the ocean and bad in the workforce (booking required)

June 8th Athena

Student Awards 2016

June 14th 12.30pm Seminar Rm O Dept. EDWG meeting
June 18th 7pm Attenborough Arts The Musical Mental health Cabaret (ticketed arts event)
September 2nd 10am F11 EDWG meeting
October Physics foyer, SRC foyer Black History Month - foyer screens will be showing the profile of a distinguished scientist each day this month.
October 11th 10am
College gender equality WG meeting (closed)
October 12th 6pm Physics LTD/B Ada Lovelace Day: a facilitated discussion on Creativity in Science, followed by a UoL-IoP Public Lecture by Dr. Suzie Imber on The nameless peaks of the Andes.
October 19th 6pm Peter Williams DICE lecture series on equality
October 31st London Royal Society Diversity Day
November 8th 12 noon CW Garendon Suite Women's Forum
November 8th 1pm Henry Wellcome Debate: "Manning Up"
November 9th 11am F11 EDWG meeting
November 29-30th Nottingham

ECU 2016 Conference

Connect, collaborate, share: building the equality community in HE

(one free place per institution)

If you would like to suggest any events for the calendar, please contact Rhaana Starling at rlcs1

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