Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell: our speaker for International Women’s Day week 2016

During the week of International Woman’s Day, UCL Women hosts an annual lecture by a high-profile female scientist. Last year we launched the initiative with a talk from Elizabeth Blackburn. This year, we are thrilled to announce that our speaker will be Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who discovered the first radio pulsar.

Launch of IYA 2009, Paris - Grygar, Bell Burnell cropped.jpg

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE, FRS, PRSE, FRAS. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons.

The title of her talk is: “Women in STEM – at home and abroad”

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Reception in North Cloisters, Wilkinson Building, University College London, Gower Street. London WC1E 6BT at 17.15

Lecture in Darwin B40 Lecture Theatre at 18.00

The lecture is free but seats are limited: book now to avoid disappointment!

We are indebted to the Provost of UCL, Michael Arthur, and to the Vice-Provost for Research, David Price, for financial support for this event.

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