Brunel University London
Brunel University London
Brunel's Inaugural Athena SWAN Lecture 'A life in Science'. Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell will deliver Brunel University's first Athena SWAN lecture, entitled 'A Life in Science'. This is the first Athena SWAN lecture since the University gained its bronze Athena SWAN award in April 2012. at Brunel University London

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Inaugural Athena SWAN Lecture – By Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

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Event Summary:

Brunel's Inaugural Athena SWAN Lecture 'A life in Science'. Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell will deliver Brunel University's first Athena SWAN lecture, entitled 'A Life in Science'. This is the first Athena SWAN lecture since the University gained its bronze Athena SWAN award in April 2012.

Full Event Details:

The Athena SWAN Charter evolved from work between the Athena Project and the Scientific Women’s Academic Network (SWAN), to advance the representation of women in science, engineering and technology (SET). Brunel’s Athena SWAN action plan, endorsed by its Council, includes the introduction of an annual Athena SWAN Research Award scheme to support members of academic staff in the continuation of their research careers in addition to an annual lecture series.

Professor Rothwell, FRS, is President and Vice-Chancellor at The University of Manchester, Co-Chair of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology and was recently appointed as Deputy Lieutenant for Greater Manchester. She takes a strong and active interest in public communication of science and regularly gives talks and contributes to television, radio and press. In 2003 she won the prestigious Pfizer Research Prize, in 2004 was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 2005 was honoured with a DBE.

The lecture will be held in the Eastern Gateway Building Auditorium here at Brunel and will start promptly at 11.30am. A light lunch will follow the lecture and the event is expected to end by approximately 1.00pm. To reserve your place please email [email protected] or telephone 01895 266451. We would be grateful if you could also inform us of any special access or dietary requirements. Arrival instructions will be sent out prior to the event.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)
Parents

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.






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