My mum’s a scientist: Thinking about young children and science

UCL Women’s April networking event will take place on Monday, 15th April from 12.30pm in the Psychology Department, 26 Bedford Way, 3rd Floor, Room 305

UCL Women proudly present a talk by Francesca Happé:
My mum’s a scientist: Thinking about young children and science

Francesca Happé will reprise her highly acclaimed Annual WiSETI Lecture that she gave on 15 March at Cambridge. She is an inspiring role model and a brilliant lecturer. There is a small cafeteria next door where you can get lunch and coffee; after the talk we will network until 2.30pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

Biography: Professor Francesca Happé
Happé is Director of the Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry. She is also a UCL alumna. Her research interests centre on autism and Asperger Syndrome. She won the Telegraph’s Young Science Writer award, and has taken part in many documentaries, as well as being the subject of a Channel 4 programme for schools. A mum of three, she has developed a set of children’s books promoting female scientists and was a Royal Institution ‘Scientist for the New Century’ lecturer. She has received a number of awards including the British Psychological Society Spearman Medal and the 2011 Royal Society’s Rosalind Franklin Award.

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